Freertos defines whether the software timer consumes heap or stack resources?

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Freertos defines whether the software timer consumes heap or stack resources?

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Does freertos define a software timer, does the system consume heap or stack resources?
What is the upper limit?

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danielchen
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Hi Julian:

YES, Freertos defined a software timer, it needs RAM. The RAM can be automatically dynamically allocated from the RTOS heap within the RTOS API object creation functions, or it can can be provided by the application writer

Please refer to below link, I hope it helps

Tutorial: Understanding and Using FreeRTOS Software Timers | MCU on Eclipse 

Regards

Daniel

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