[etherlab-users] Looking for EtherCAT info

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Tue Feb 24 16:40:58 CET 2009

On 2009-02-24, Florian Pose <fp at igh-essen.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 06:58:38PM +0000, Grant Edwards wrote:
>>   * If I want to support EoE, is a dedicated sync manager(s)
>>     required? If so, how many sync managers and how much buffer
>>     RAM is used?
> since EoE is a mailbox protocol, at least 2 sync managers have to be
> reserved for mailbox access. The size of the mailboxes is configurable.
>>   * If I want to support FoE, is a dedicated sync manager
>>     required? If so, how much buffer RAM is used?
> The same 2 sync managers could be used for FoE, too.
>> Where does one find answers to questions like those?
> The IEC specification or the knowledge base or forum on
> ethercat.org.

I did finally find on the ethercat.org site a PDF containing a
set of presentation overheads that answered most of my
questions.  It was surprisingly well hidden.

Grant Edwards                   grante             Yow! I demand IMPUNITY!

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