If you're dealing with network drivers you will want to know about socket
buffs: http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/1312
LDD3 has a chapter for network drivers too:
http://www.makelinux.net/ldd3/chp-17


Regards :)

2016-10-17 10:22 GMT-02:00 Daniel. <danielhi...@gmail.com>:

> CAN drivers can be found here; http://lxr.free-electrons.com/
> source/drivers/net/can/
>
> The device driver interface is at dev.c
>
> AFAIK the only other files referencing to can outside of drivers/ folder
> is http://lxr.free-electrons.com/source/include/uapi/linux/if_ether.h#L120
> You may want to look at docs too: https://www.kernel.org/doc/
> Documentation/networking/can.txt
> Regards,
>
> 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.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> 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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