[Xenomai] RTDM: Ethernet driver

Michael Haberler mail17 at mah.priv.at
Tue Apr 22 13:53:31 CEST 2014


Am 22.04.2014 um 13:16 schrieb Anders Blomdell <anders.blomdell at control.lth.se>:

> On 04/22/2014 11:45 AM, yogesh garg wrote:
>>  I want to write Ethernet (NIC) driver on Xenomai using RTDM. I don't want
>> to use RTnet.
> Why not?
> 
> RTnet does not imply that you have to use the RTnet protocol, it's
> perfectly fine to use just the Ethernet drivers as you see fit
> (that's what I do all the time).
> 
> By going your own way, realtime ethernet for Xenomai will be fragmented,
> which will benefit nobody (except possibly WindRiver/Microsoft/...)

well there are valid reasons

One we have is: since the application runs across RTAI, Xenomai and RT_PREEMPT a single method would be beneficial, even at the cost of lower performance. Not everyone is fond of networking silos.

- Michael


>> Can someone suggest me any example code or useful links/docs
>> which can help me to do so.
>> 
> 
> /Anders
> 
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