[Tinyos-help] Intercept interface length argument size (uint16_t)

Michael Schippling schip at santafe.edu
Sat Feb 2 10:35:43 PST 2008


It's entirely possible that you could check your code into the CVS project,
I'll leave that to the project managers. But adding a page to the TOS doc:
     http://docs.tinyos.net/index.php
that explains what and how you added RSSI would be great.

thanks
MS

Dimas Abreu Dutra wrote:
> I use it on the BaseStation! In frequent applications I have to extend 
> the BaseStation to modify the packets being sent to the serial port, for 
> example to add RSSI to help in location or connectivity tests. I usually 
> just changed the BaseStationP, but it was more error-prone and I had to 
> store more stuff in the svn with no need. With Intercept I had only to 
> implement a simple event and include BaseStationC.
> 
> I think this extension to the BaseStation could be useful to more 
> people. If you want I can send you my sources, but it is fairly simple.
> 
> ~Dimas~
> 
> 2008/2/1, Omprakash Gnawali <gnawali at usc.edu <mailto:gnawali at usc.edu>>:
> 
>     By the way, what do you use the Intercept for? We usually struggle to
>     come up with good examples for Intercept.
> 
>     Thanks.
> 
>     - om_p
> 
>     On Feb 1, 2008 9:01 AM, Dimas Abreu Dutra <d1ma5ad at gmail.com
>     <mailto:d1ma5ad at gmail.com>> wrote:
>      >
>      >
>      > 2008/2/1, Omprakash Gnawali <gnawali at usc.edu
>     <mailto:gnawali at usc.edu>>:
>      > > Makes sense but maybe we wait until this generalization becomes
>      > > necessary. From what I know, 8 bits covers most cases for now.
>     Do you
>      > > want to use packets larger than 255 bytes?
>      >
>      > No,  255 is more than enough. It is just because I am using the
>     Intercept
>      > interface a lot and I was wondering that if it was changed I
>     would have to
>      > change every app of mine that uses it. But I think I could make a
>     simple
>      > bash script with sed or perl and change it automatically, it is
>     fairly
>      > simple.
>      >
>      > Thanks
>      > ~Dimas~
>      >
>      >
> 
> 
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