ectools uses the EtherCAT Master Library to make various tools for the testing of PR2 electrical components.
- Author: Derek King
- License: BSD
- Source: svn https://code.ros.org/svn/wg-ros-pkg/stacks/wg_hardware_test/trunk
ectools contains a utility for recording dropped packers over a loopback link.
ecstatsCounts dropped packets over loopback link
Published Topicsecstats (ectools/ecstats)
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Command Line Usage
usage: bin/ecstats [-i <interface>] [-s <size>] [-d <delay>] [-l <preload>] [-v] Measures Ethernet bandwidth and packet loss. Also, counts number of EtherCAT devices. Publishes results on 'ecstats' topic. -i : network interface to use when communicating with EtherCAT MCBs -s : <size> of packet to send. Defaults to 1400 -j : number of threads to run. Defaults to 8 -v : increase verbosity -h : display this help
This node generates data that is listened by the pr2_hardware_test_monitor. It is used in the WG hardware test system to monitor slip rings.