The purpose of this article is to document how to set up openpilot for use with the:
Unplug OEM connector from camera and plug bosch giraffe into camera. OEM connector should then be plugged into the front of the giraffe. Plug panda into the ODB port, then connect EON and Giraffe with mini USB cable.
Comma’s giraffe only has two switches! …
This documents how openpilot works with a car and how support is added. In this article, I am focusing on a Honda Odyssey, but the concepts described can be applied to a Toyota or a new make not supported by openpilot once you grok how they are used.
You can find the openpilot github repository here:
The .dbc file is a key that describes all of the traffic on the car’s network. Openpilot requires this to read data from your car’s canbus. The DBC is referenced from opendbc which is used to decode traffic on the canbus in realtime.
There is a dbc required for each canbus (Examples: Powertrain CAN, ADAS CAN). …