[riot-users] transceiver's driver support for Arudino mega 2560

Xili Wan wanxili at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 03:04:56 CEST 2015


Hi Peter,

  Thanks. I gonna try the Xbee based on Uart interface.

  Another question, do you have any experience with sensors on the board
you recommend? Any suggestion for selecting sensors working with the
ATSAMR21-XPRO board?

Xili

On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 11:27 PM, Peter Kietzmann <
peter.kietzmann at haw-hamburg.de> wrote:

>  Hi Xilian,
>
> 1) Did you realize that the Xbee is based on Uart like Hauke stated? I
> totally forgot that. Means that you *may* be able to use it with the
> mega2560. Still, if it's not about the money or the 8-bit avr stuff  I'd
> recommend to use the Atmel board.
>
> 2) The board I am talking about is this one:
>
>
> http://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Atmel/ATSAMR21-XPRO/?qs=%2fha2pyFaduinoflRfGzRdS4dlh0TRHsHwck%2fQEeul8k%3d
>
> 3) AFAIK ccn-lite is based on the old network stack which is not
> maintained anymore. Doesn't mean that nobody on the mailing list could
> answer specific questions. I don't now much about the latest status and
> future plans of ccn-lite.  As far as I see it, the old transceiver driver
> for Atmel's transceiver is still in RIOT master.
>
> Would be nice if someone with more knowledge can report about the ccn-lite
> status!
>
> Best,
> Peter
>
>
>
> Am 18.06.2015 um 03:02 schrieb Xili Wan:
>
>    Hi Peter,
>
>     Thanks for your answer and suggestion.
>
>     Regarding the Atmel sam21 board, I did some research about this board.
> Are the following items are the correct choice for this board?
>
>
>
>
> http://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Atmel/ATSAMR21-XPRO/?qs=%2fha2pyFaduinoflRfGzRdS4dlh0TRHsHwck%2fQEeul8k%3d
>
>
>
> http://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Atmel/ATIO1-XPRO/?qs=%2fha2pyFaduhtOCTaz1iZVyfMwgvMHCxNg1zq5ZaphoVS1gdRKq6VlQ%3d%3d
>
>    Please help me to confirm this if you have time.
>
>    BTW, our goal is to test ccn-lite on RIOT, so as long as the
> transceiver works, ccn-lite stack should work, am I right?
>
>    Thanks,
>
>  Xili
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 12:07 AM, Peter Kietzmann <
> peter.kietzmann at haw-hamburg.de> wrote:
>
>> Hi Xili,
>>
>> in addition to Kaspars mail: The Arduino-mega2560 has no GPIO
>> implementation right now (and also no SPI). That's why there is no
>> transceiver support even if we have this architecure-independet drivers.
>> You could use other boards to drive your Xbee like stm boards or
>> arduino-due. They are cheaper but you need cables. (When using arduino-due
>> be aware of the pinout, I'm not sure if we already managed to configure the
>> pins so one could just plug the Xbee shield on the board).
>>
>> Regarding the Atmel sam21: Even if the status is "in progress" I
>> recommend that platform. It is well supported in RIOT and used by many of
>> our core developers. I think "in progress" means that not all features are
>> implemented now. But the most are, right now.
>>
>> Best,
>> Peter
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Am 17.06.2015 um 08:54 schrieb Kaspar Schleiser:
>>
>>> Hi Xili,
>>>
>>> On 06/17/15 03:49, Xili Wan wrote:
>>>
>>>>      Actually, we have a Xbee transceiver hardware attached to
>>>> Arduino-mega2560. My question is that "Does RIOT has the driver support
>>>> for
>>>> some transceiver hardware (for example, Xbee transceiver) for Arduino
>>>> mega
>>>> 2560 boards?".
>>>>
>>> RIOT's design has architecture-independent drivers. Xbee is supported.
>>> You should be able to use this combination.
>>>
>>> That said, the network stack is in flux right now. While link-layer
>>> communication should work rather nice, higher layers, e.g., 6lowpan, are
>>> in stabilzation phase right now.
>>>
>>>  For the board "Atmel samr21 xplained pro" you recommend,  the supported
>>>> platform table (https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/wiki/RIOT-Platforms)
>>>> says
>>>> this board's support status is "In Progress". I don't know whether we
>>>> can
>>>> choose this or not.
>>>>
>>> A lot of core devs are using the samr21, so it's probably the most
>>> supported board wrt networking.
>>>
>>> Kaspar
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