CAN drivers can be found here;
The device driver interface is at dev.c
AFAIK the only other files referencing to can outside of drivers/ folder is
You may want to look at docs too:
2016-10-17 9:05 GMT-02:00 Augusto Fraga Giachero <augustof...@gmail.com>:
> I've been reading the source code for the ECI driver and discovered that
> it only applies to PCI devices, the IXXAT CAN-to-USB Compact (V1.0) is
> accessed through libusb, so please, ignore the ECI Kernel module that
> I've attached in the last email.
> On 17-10-2016 08:43, Augusto Fraga Giachero wrote:
> > Hello!
> > I recently started a project that uses the CAN serial protocol using
> > microcontrollers. I've got an IXXAT CAN-to-USB Compact (V1.0) adapter to
> > help debugging the CAN bus. The manufacturer of this adapter provides
> > the kernel driver and and userspace libraries for Linux, but it uses a
> > custom API (ECI) instead of SocketCAN (and I really need to use
> > SocketCAN). The manufacturer also provides a SocketCAN driver but only
> > for the CAN-to-USB Compact (V2.0), so it doesn't with what I have.
> > I'm thinking in modifying the the SocketCAN driver to support the V1.0
> > adapter, but I don't have any experience in kernel driver development.
> > I've a solid C knowledge and a lot of experience in firmware development
> > for microcontrollers. Can someone show me where to find relevant
> > information regarding SocketCAN, USB drivers development? I don't know
> > if this challenge is above my skills.
> > I've attached both drivers and a patch for the usb-to-can_v2_socketcan
> > that substitutes the "netdev->trans_start =" deference to
> > "netif_trans_update(netdev);", so you can compile for kernels newer than
> > 4.4.
> > Thanks!
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