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From: Alexander Aring <aring@mojatatu.com>
To: "Andreas Färber" <afaerber@suse.de>
Cc: linux-lpwan@lists.infradead.org, linux-wpan@vger.kernel.org,
	Alexander Aring <alex.aring@gmail.com>,
	Stefan Schmidt <stefan@datenfreihafen.org>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	support@enocean.com
Subject: Re: [RFC net-next 1/4] net: Reserve protocol identifiers for EnOcean
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 07:57:08 -0500
Message-ID: <20190129125708.plsbgcpcwhtezgo5@x220t> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190129050130.10932-2-afaerber@suse.de>

Hi,

On Tue, Jan 29, 2019 at 06:01:27AM +0100, Andreas Färber wrote:
> EnOcean wireless technology is based on ASK (ERP1) and FSK (ERP2) modulations
> for sub-GHz and on IEEE 802.15.4 for 2.4 GHz.
> 

I am not sure what you try to do here. If I see that correctly you
want to add for some special protocol vendor specific transceiver which
is underneath an 802.15.4 transceiver a new ARPHRD type and even more
for each modulation what it supports?

If it's a 802.15.4 transceiver why not using the 802.15.4 subsystem?

For me it sounds more like a HardMAC transceiver driver for doing the
vendor protocol. The different modulations is part of a 802.15.4 phy
device class. Similar like in wireless.

- Alex

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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-29  5:01 [RFC net-next 0/4] net: EnOcean prototype driver Andreas Färber
2019-01-29  5:01 ` [RFC net-next 1/4] net: Reserve protocol identifiers for EnOcean Andreas Färber
2019-01-29 12:57   ` Alexander Aring [this message]
2019-01-30  1:42     ` Andreas Färber
2019-02-01  0:58       ` Alexander Aring
2019-02-18  4:41         ` Andreas Färber
2019-01-29  5:01 ` [RFC net-next 2/4] net: Prepare EnOcean device drivers Andreas Färber
2019-01-29  5:01 ` [RFC net-next 3/4] net: enocean: Add ESP3 driver Andreas Färber
2019-01-29  5:01 ` [RFC net-next 4/4] net: enocean: Prepare ESP2 support Andreas Färber

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