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SeluxIt ViaSens 100 driver / classes outside of LinuxMCE
« on: March 17, 2010, 08:56:02 pm »
Hi everyone,

I have purchased a SeluxIt ViaSens 100 Z-Wave USB controller - http://seluxit.com/node/3.
On the website they mention that it works on Windows, Mac and Linux.
I have requested the driver or software for Linux and I am pointed to linuxmce.
I guess for me this is a bit overkill as I would like to use some input on my Debian server to switch some lights on/off.

I am wondering if there is a way to use this ViaSens device without using LinuxMCE but just using part of it on my Debian box.
Is there a driver or class to use? Preferably I'd use SH, Perl of PHP eventually to control it.

Could anyone point me in the right direction?

Thanks a lot in advance,

bbreukelen

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Re: SeluxIt ViaSens 100 driver / classes outside of LinuxMCE
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2010, 07:27:53 pm »
Hi everyone,

I have purchased a SeluxIt ViaSens 100 Z-Wave USB controller - http://seluxit.com/node/3.
On the website they mention that it works on Windows, Mac and Linux.
I have requested the driver or software for Linux and I am pointed to linuxmce.
I guess for me this is a bit overkill as I would like to use some input on my Debian server to switch some lights on/off.

I am wondering if there is a way to use this ViaSens device without using LinuxMCE but just using part of it on my Debian box.
Is there a driver or class to use? Preferably I'd use SH, Perl of PHP eventually to control it.

Could anyone point me in the right direction?

Thanks a lot in advance,

bbreukelen

The LinuxMCE ZWave driver is part of this system and is not something that can run 'standalone' I'm afraid. I'm not aware of anything that will run standalone under Linux...

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Re: SeluxIt ViaSens 100 driver / classes outside of LinuxMCE
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2010, 09:34:17 am »
Hi Andrew,

Thanks for the reply.
I am amazed by that. So I need to have a full server running dedicated to use 1 z-wave controller? That sounds a bit weird to me.
It's just a CDC device right. Shouldn't be rocket science ;-)

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Re: SeluxIt ViaSens 100 driver / classes outside of LinuxMCE
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2010, 11:37:33 am »
bbrukelen: This isn't some duct taped together system. It has a complete architecture behind it to support it.

Spend some time with the system and you will understand.

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Re: SeluxIt ViaSens 100 driver / classes outside of LinuxMCE
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2010, 12:44:55 pm »
you have multiple optons:

1) use only the DCERouter component + Z-Wave device + database

see http://svn.linuxmce.org/svn/people/hari/mini/

this is a "mini" variant of LinuxMCE. Even comes with a RPC-Plugin implementing a web server to read out device status and send on/off/setlevel commands. Works fine on other Distributions like Fedora or e.g. Angstrom on ARM architecture.

2) use the library from OpenZWave, partially derived from our code base: http://code.google.com/p/open-zwave/

3) use the AZW python programm, partially derived from our code base: http://z-wave.alsenet.com/index.php/Main_Page

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