[etherlab-users] Lack of Understanding: PDO Configuration

Viktor Rees viktor.rees at gmx.de
Thu Feb 10 18:02:32 CET 2011


Question: When is PDO configuration necessary? 

In the mini.c examples for each slave the function ecrt_slave_config_pdos()
is called. I am not sure in which cases this is really needed. 

Using  'ethercat cstruct' all the necessary information is displayed. So the
slaves themselves know their PDO configuration already. Therefore i suppose
that PDO configuration is not needed in most cases. Is that right? 

For my understanding, can you please tell when an explicit configuration is



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