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zx_ticks_get

NAME

Read the number of high-precision timer ticks since boot.

SYNOPSIS

#include <zircon/syscalls.h>

zx_ticks_t zx_ticks_get(void);

DESCRIPTION

zx_ticks_get() returns the number of high-precision timer ticks since boot.

These ticks may be processor cycles, high speed timer, profiling timer, etc. They are not guaranteed to continue advancing when the system is asleep.

RIGHTS

TODO(ZX-2399)

RETURN VALUE

zx_ticks_get() returns the number of high-precision timer ticks since boot.

ERRORS

zx_ticks_get() does not report any error conditions.

NOTES

The returned value may be highly variable. Factors that can affect it include:

  • Changes in processor frequency
  • Migration between processors
  • Reset of the processor cycle counter
  • Reordering of instructions (if required, use a memory barrier)

SEE ALSO

ticks_per_second