[riot-devel] xtimer and lower core/bus frequency in low power mode

Joakim NohlgÄrd joakim.nohlgard at eistec.se
Wed Sep 14 20:08:15 CEST 2016

Not yet implemented. Currently there's a PR open for arbitrary constant
frequency hardware timers with xtimer, but that PR is only one step on the
way and does not take into account multiple timers or timers with varying
The PR can be found at https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/pull/5608

Best regards,

On Sep 13, 2016 10:58 PM, "Oleg Hahm" <oliver.hahm at inria.fr> wrote:

> Hi!
> On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 05:50:06PM -0700, Michael Andersen wrote:
> > imho, xtimer should be implemented off the lowest power timer. I don't
> know
> > that MCU that well but there is usually some kind of RTC timer or systick
> > that runs even in the lowest power sleep mode, at the same frequency all
> > the time.
> Yes, it's the idea of xtimer to make use of the lowest power timer,
> however,
> this hasn't been implemented as far as I know. Probably, Kaspar or Joakim
> could shed some more light on the implementation status. Particular about
> the
> support for frequencies below 1MHz.
> Cheers,
> Oleg
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