Add custom overlay for MCP2517FD for Raspberry pi 4 for CAN bus FD

So, I am trying to interface with the can bus hat from seeed studio using the raspberry pi 4.

Link to Overlay

This new board uses the newer mcp2517fd chip instead of the notorious mcp2515 chip which is built into raspbian. I need to now add this overlay to


I see the


overlay. Of course resin-boot is read only so I have to do something before it starts up, but have no idea what that would be.

Hi Drey!

I’m glad to see you’re still fighting! We’re working in the background to try and work out your Beaglebone Green issue with CANbus, but moving over to a more capable device might be a good step anyway.

So to this issue, you can use our special configurable variables to set DT Overlays:

This page gives some guidance for the overlay you’re trying to use:

Hope this helps. Keep going, we’ll get you sorted!