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generic_com module

Generic com.

Can be used for Satcom/GSM

Example for airframe file

Add to your firmware section: This example contains all possible configuration options, not all of them are mandatory!

1 <module name="generic_com">
2  <define name="GENERIC_COM_SLAVE_ADDR" value="i2c address" />
3  <configure name="GENERIC_COM_I2C_DEV" value="i2cX" />
4 </module>

Module configuration options

Configure Options

  • name: GENERIC_COM_I2C_DEV value: i2cX
    Description: select i2c peripheral to use (default i2c0)

Define Options

  • name: GENERIC_COM_SLAVE_ADDR value: i2c address

Module functions

Init Functions

These initialization functions are called once on startup.

Event Functions

These event functions are called in each cycle of the module event loop.

Periodic Functions

These functions are called periodically at the specified frequency from the module periodic loop.

  • generic_com_periodic()
    • Period in seconds: 180
    • Autorun: TRUE
      Periodic function automatically starts after init.
    • Start function: start_com()
      Executed before the periodic function starts.
    • Stop function: stop_com()
      Executed after the periodic function stops.


Header Files

The following headers are automatically included in modules.h

Source Files

Raw generic_com.xml file:

<!DOCTYPE module SYSTEM "module.dtd">
<module name="generic_com" dir="com">
Generic com.
Can be used for Satcom/GSM
<configure name="GENERIC_COM_I2C_DEV" value="i2cX" description="select i2c peripheral to use (default i2c0)"/>
<define name="GENERIC_COM_SLAVE_ADDR" value="i2c address"/>
<file name="generic_com.h"/>
<init fun="generic_com_init()"/>
<periodic fun="generic_com_periodic()" period="180" start="start_com()" stop="stop_com()" autorun="TRUE"/>
<event fun="generic_com_event()"/>
<configure name="GENERIC_COM_I2C_DEV" default="i2c0" case="upper|lower"/>
<define name="USE_$(GENERIC_COM_I2C_DEV_UPPER)"/>
<define name="GENERIC_COM_I2C_DEV" value="$(GENERIC_COM_I2C_DEV_LOWER)"/>
<file name="generic_com.c"/>