[riot-devel] Driver for the at86rf215

José Alamos jose.alamos at haw-hamburg.de
Thu Oct 24 16:26:20 CEST 2019


Hi Robert,

Note there's already a PR for this radio [1].
It's using 2 `netdev_ieee802154` for handling each radio.

Maybe you can sync there and contribute with feedback and testing.

Best,
José

[1]: https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/pull/12128
On Thu, 2019-10-24 at 16:20 +0200, Robert Hartung wrote:
> Hello fellow developers,
> 
> I am targeting this question to developers here first before opening
> any
> issues. We are looking to implement a driver for the at86rf215. The
> challenge here is, that we cannot fit it into the existing at86rf2xx
> driver for a simple reason: It has two interfaces for Sub-Ghz and
> 2.4Ghz
> communication, but shares a single interrupt pin. My idea was to have
> a
> single device, which has multiple communication interfaces. From what
> I've seen and researched about netdev, this is not possible, as a
> netdev
> has a driver, which consists of the callbacks, including the isr
> handler.
> 
> The Idea would then be to have a meta device for the interrupt
> handling
> and then calling the actual isr for the radio that the interrupt was
> ment for. Any one having a similar problem or any ideas how to solve
> this issue?
> 
> Best Regards
> Robert
> 



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