CAN under Linux


The modules feature one or two CAN interfaces. The driver interface complies to the SocketCAN interface.
There is general documentation for SocketCAN available in the Linux kernel tree at ./Documentation/networking/can.txt.

For basic testing you can initialize the can0 interface using:
ifconfig can0 up
The configuration of the can module is done by ip commands.

Example for setting the bitrate:
ip link set can0 type can bitrate 100000
Sending a can message is done by:

cansend can0 000#01.01Sniffing a can interface is initiated by:cansniffer can0



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