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Adding a timer in FreeRTOS

Posted by rejugeorge on March 1, 2016

Hi, I am using FrreRTOS with atsamD20.I have a timer configured as systick.I want to add another timer(interrupt) apart from systick.. Is it possible in FreeRTOS to add?,If it possible could you please share the links.how to impliment.I tried adding but it did not work..

Thanks, Reju

Adding a timer in FreeRTOS

Posted by davedoors on March 1, 2016

SysTick is used by the RTOS so you cant use that except in the tick hook. You can create interrupts from any other hardware timer though. See the SAMD20 data sheet for a list of hardware timers and how to program them (not a FreeRTOS question).

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