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SubjectRe: [PATCH v10 0/7] Add Fieldbus subsystem + support HMS Profinet card
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On 09.04.19 16:42, Sven Van Asbroeck wrote:

Hi,

> Fieldbus device (client) adapters allow data exchange with a PLC aka.
> "Fieldbus Controller" over a fieldbus (Profinet, FLNet, etc.)

AFAIK, "fieldbus" is a bit broader term than just the typical IEC61158-
style remote memory stuff. At least that's the terminology my clients
tend to use (eg. they also call some homebbrewn rs485-based protocols
"fieldbus").

Maybe it would be better calling it "IEC-61158" instead of "fieldbus" ?


By the way: can this device be opened/used by several processes
simultaniously ?


--mtx

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Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult
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