RTEMS classic timers

Joel Sherrill Joel.Sherrill at OARcorp.com
Wed May 15 11:44:57 UTC 2013

Also simple examples for inclusion in examples-v2 are appreciated. Sometimes there is nothing like seeing some working code

Sebastian Huber <sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de> wrote:


On 05/15/2013 01:16 PM, Matthew J Fletcher wrote:
> Hi,
> It looks like rtems_timer_fire_after() is a one time only timer, you need to
> call rtems_timer_fire_after() to generate another.

you can use rtems_timer_reset() to restart the timer in the timer service routine.

> The documentation does not seem to indicate that, is it possible a small update
> could be made for clarity.
> I wrongly presumed it was a repeating timer that would go until you cancelled
> the timer.

You can send a patch for the documentation if you want:


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