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Date:   Tue, 16 Apr 2019 19:06:45 +0200
From:   "Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult" <>
To:     Sven Van Asbroeck <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v11 2/7] anybus-s: support HMS Anybus-S bus

On 16.04.19 17:56, Sven Van Asbroeck wrote:


> The Anybus-S/Anybus-M is a series of interchangeable fieldbus communication
> modules featuring on board memory and processing power. All software and
> hardware functionality required to communicate on the fieldbus is
> incorporated in the module itself, allowing the application to focus on
> other tasks.

I'm a bit confused, what this anybus stuff actually does.

Is it some proprietary backplane bus, where things like eg. fieldbus
adapters are attached to ?

I see some struct bus_type field declaration - is that going to be some
subsystem, similar to those for other bus'es (eg. pci, usb, ...) ?

Maybe that deserves a bit more documentation :p


Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult
Free software and Linux embedded engineering -- +49-151-27565287

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