[GSoC2013]CAN API/driver new

Gedare Bloom gedare at rtems.org
Mon Apr 22 13:30:18 UTC 2013

I think this is a good idea. See if you can find the resources you
need or a co-mentor from the Qemu project to help you with the CAN
hardware in Qemu.

Otherwise, proceed with writing your proposal with this direction in mind.


On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 8:15 PM, jinyang.sia <jinyang.sia at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, all
> I received a lot of help, since I proposed my CAN driver and API for CAN
> stack. Thanks, you guys.
> Build a CAN test environment, port a CAN driver existing to RTEMS and write
> a test-suites for it maybe a better choice. After that, others can test the
> CAN driver and also when the proted driver update our driver also update, we
> do not need to maintain the RTEMS CAN driver.
> There are some CAN drivers for Linux and other OS, including SocketCAN,
> can4linux and LinCAN. After a research about those drivers, I think LinCAN
> better than others.
> Then I plan to do the following work:
>     1. Build a simulation environment for CAN driver test. Maybe use QEMU,
> so a can hardware simulation needed.
>     2. Port LinCAN to RTEMS.
>     3. Write test-suites for the ported LinCAN.
> I still need some advice. Thanks.
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