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authorSebastian Huber <sebastian.huber@embedded-brains.de>2016-12-20 13:04:59 +0100
committerSebastian Huber <sebastian.huber@embedded-brains.de>2016-12-21 11:34:14 +0100
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Add warning to Timer Driver chapter
Move Timer Driver chapter. Update #2847.
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diff --git a/bsp-howto/index.rst b/bsp-howto/index.rst
index ac0d5c0..68a9c35 100644
--- a/bsp-howto/index.rst
+++ b/bsp-howto/index.rst
@@ -49,11 +49,11 @@ to the Community Project hosted at http://www.rtems.org.
clock
i2c
spi
- timer
real_time_clock
networking
shared_memory_support
frame_buffer
+ timer
ata
ide_controller
command
diff --git a/bsp-howto/timer.rst b/bsp-howto/timer.rst
index f0ec09b..b5e6bb6 100644
--- a/bsp-howto/timer.rst
+++ b/bsp-howto/timer.rst
@@ -7,6 +7,11 @@
Timer Driver
************
+.. warning::
+
+ The Timer Driver is superfluous and should be replaced by the RTEMS counter
+ support. Ask on the mailing list if you plan to write a Timer Driver.
+
The timer driver is primarily used by the RTEMS Timing Tests. This driver
provides as accurate a benchmark timer as possible. It typically reports its
time in microseconds, CPU cycles, or bus cycles. This information can be very