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CONFIG_APIC_TIMER

New local APIC timer

Type: bool

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Use the “new” local APIC timer driver for the system timer. This is a replacement for the legacy local APIC timer driver which supports tickless operation, but not the Quark MVIC.

Direct dependencies

BOARD_UP_SQUARED || (X86 && LOAPIC)

(Includes any dependencies from ifs and menus.)

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Kconfig definitions

At boards/x86/up_squared/Kconfig.defconfig:31

Included via Kconfig:8Kconfig.zephyr:24

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config APIC_TIMER
    bool
    default y if !HPET_TIMER
    depends on BOARD_UP_SQUARED

At drivers/timer/Kconfig:10

Included via Kconfig:8Kconfig.zephyr:32drivers/Kconfig:26

Menu path: (Top) → Device Drivers → Timer Drivers

menuconfig APIC_TIMER
    bool "New local APIC timer"
    select TICKLESS_CAPABLE
    depends on X86 && LOAPIC
    help
      Use the "new" local APIC timer driver for the system timer.
      This is a replacement for the legacy local APIC timer driver
      which supports tickless operation, but not the Quark MVIC.

(The ‘depends on’ condition includes propagated dependencies from ifs and menus.)