[Meego-kernel] APB Timer Module
my.meego.acc at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 21:53:06 PST 2011
Thanks Arjan for the quick response,
I am looking for a timer with resolution as low as 16us. Would a normal
userspace timer interface be able to provide this? So, was wondering how to
decouple and use this apb timer from the normal jiffies/tick timer?
On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 11:12 AM, Arjan van de Ven <arjan at linux.intel.com>wrote:
> On 1/16/2011 9:23 PM, MeForMeego Meego wrote:
>> Are there any kernel modules available to access the APB timer through
>> device files. I noticed the initialization code for timers in
>> arch/x86/kernel/apb_timer.c for mrst platform.
>> The init functions in this file are invoked on my dev: board, as seen from
>> mgs in log files, but I can't find any /dev files to access these timers.
> the hardware timers are exposed as regular Linux timers... there is no
> private/special API for them... just use the normal Linux APIs for userspace
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