Mysensor Serial with OpenHab2 how to please....
Greetings, I am very new to openHAB. I think I might like it but I am struggling a lot with the gaps in documentation. which is why I'm posting here.
my setup is openHABian running on a Raspberry Pi v 1b, openHab is running perfectly and i can control network devices such as Wemo switches, I have Mysensor v2 running on a Nano with 5 nodes, these are all working perfectly with my very old and slow Vera 2.
I am using a serial gateway because this suites my setup better than Ethernet. I figure I have Raspberry Pi that has power and Ethernet, my not use it to power the Arduino as well. Besides that, I have not been able to successfully get the Ethernet gateway on Mysensor to work. But that’s another battel for another day.
So here is my question. How do I configure OpenHab v2 to use the USB port to talk to Mysensor? There is no description on how to configure Mysensor to work serially with Openhab 2. there is a basic description on how to do it for v1.x but this is not at all helpful because OpenHab 2 doesn't use openhab.cfg
The screenshot below shows the Mysensor Serial configuration page, but I don’t know what to put here.
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In case its not obvious. I’m not a Linux guy, so what may be obvious to anybody who is a Linux guy is not remotely obvious to us windows dudes.
Thanks in advance for your help.
Just a question : why don't you compile the gateway directly on the rpi? I did it together with the nrf24 connected on the rpi and it's running fine with just less cables around; I did choose mqtt but ethernet is pretty much the same and it allows to see debug messages using myscontroller without the need to open terminal on rpi
@gohan that's a great suggestion. The short answer is because I have no idea how to do that. As I said in my last post I'm not a Linux guy and while I like to think I'm pretty intelligent, with your suggestion I would not know where to begin. Having said that it is a great idea, less parts= less things that can go wrong.
just follow the guide. I am not much of a Linux guy too, but it is quite simple.
Also there is this guide if you want to take a look, but it starts using mqtt and it adds a little more complexity
If you still new to home automation, maybe you could consider start using a more simple controller like Domoticz and later on move to OpenHab
Well, you're nearly finished and just need to fill in the serial port to the MySensors gateway. If you're running a nano it probably is "/dev/ttyUSB0". To be sure: just open a console on the RPi, plug out and in the serial gateway and enter the command demsg. The last lines should give you more information.
Additionally: Have you seen the explanations here?
@TimO .. perfect thanks very much. this is the missing part.