Accessing Module Data

Lets read out some sensor values


Depending on the module you inserted, there is further information available by typing:

$ pilot module

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For example the installed module in this case is a digital input module.

To access the pinstates from the filesystem you first export the pin with

$ echo 55 > /sys/class/gpio/export

now you can access the pinstate with the filedescriptor found at /sys/class/gpio/gpio55/value For this example we will use cat to read it

$ cat /sys/class/gpio/gpio55/value

When the pin is floating or connected to GND you will read 0. If you connect the pin to +5V you will read 1.

The documentation for all available modules can be found in the modules overview section.

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