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Re: Timer interrupt




Thanks for speedy reply.(You must have had your fast timer configured....)

Is there any info on using this Fast Timer API that I have seen mentioned?

TIA

Bob

Mikael Starvik wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> 
>>What's the resolution of the normal timer interrupt on the devboard 82?
> 
> 
> The normal timer interrupt runs at 100 Hz.
> 
> 
>>What's the resolution of the Fast timer interrupt on the devboard 82?
> 
> 
> The fast timer provides functions to set an arbitrary timer with mikrosecond
> resolution but I'm not sure about the precision. 
> 
> 
>>Are there any nasty consequences in enabling the fast timer stuff ?
> 
> 
> If you enable many fast timers you will get lets of interrupts that will
> degrade system performance.
> 
> Regards
> /Mikael
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-dev-etrax@xxxxxxx.com">mailto:owner-dev-etrax@xxxxxxx.com] On Behalf
> Of Robert Hibberdine
> Sent: Friday, March 05, 2004 11:23 AM
> To: dev-etrax
> Subject: Timer interrupt
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I have 3 questions regarding timer interrupts:
> 
> What's the resolution of the normal timer interrupt on the devboard 82?
> 
> What's the resolution of the Fast timer interrupt on the devboard 82?
> 
> Are there any nasty consequences in enabling the fast timer stuff ?
> 
> TIA
> 
> Bob
> 
>