Re: [uCsimm] timer availability

From: James Graves (jgraves@deltamobile.com)
Date: Thu Jan 25 2001 - 17:19:33 EST


On Thu, 25 Jan 2001 stirra@wwc.edu wrote:

> Is there a hardware timer available to user programs on the uCsimm? I
> need to measure the period of a pulse train (~1-60 sec/pulse, 0.1 sec
> resolution) and post the measurement to a CGI script on a webserver
> (to put the measurements in a database). Before I go building a little
> microcontroller circuit to send RS-232 data to the uCsimm, I'd like to
> know if I could do it all with the 68EZ328 under uClinux.

Since you're not requiring very high accuracy, you could just use the
system time.

However, you may access the Dragonball system clock directly if you
like. Check chapter 13 of the user's manual.

James Graves
Delta Mobile Software

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