timer interrupt


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timer interrupt

An interrupt generated by an internal clock. See interrupt.
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Unless the SOD is set to zero, the timer interrupt handler compares the size of the data that have been stored in the buffer thus far to the SOD value.
The receive interrupt handler and the timer interrupt handler only determine whether the condition for transmitting the stored data is satisfied.
This fact implies the execution of the Timer Interrupt Service Routine 1000 times per second adding a significant overhead to the measurements, but it presents a more realistic scenario.
As such, the facility can execute pending events without incurring the cost of a hardware timer interrupt.
interrupt_clock_resolution(): gives the expected minimal resolution (in Hz) at which the facility can schedule events and equals the frequency of the system's periodic timer interrupt, which is used to "back up" soft timers.
During timer interrupt routine the new duty cycle command is written into appropriate timer register.
Time-Triggered Co-operative Multiple Timer Interrupts (TTC-MTIs) scheduler is designed to address the impact of task placement and the problem of jitter at the starting time of the tasks.