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Real Time Clock qapi returning error
Join Date: 2 Jan 20
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Posted: Thu, 2020-01-16 01:24


I am trying to get the system time from RTC APIs

The API "qapi_Core_RTC_GPS_Epoch_Get" is always returning value "294". The API "qapi_Core_RTC_Set" is giving out error "-6", which I guess is "QAPI_ERR_BUSY".  

I am trying to sync up the time from SNTPC to RTC and read the current time in Epoch format. 

Kindly help on this. 




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Location: San Jose
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Posted: Thu, 2020-01-16 11:32

Kindly confirm if you are using below sequenctial flow to verify the time from SNTP to RTC and read in Epoch format:

> Connect to AP and acquire IP address
> Start DNS and SNTP client services
> Read UTC time from SNTP client. RTC and Epoch time.

Example using QCLI_demo to verify locally:

> wlan enable
> wlan setdevice 1
> wlan SetWpaPassphrase password
> wlan SetWpaParameters WPA2 CCMP CCMP
> wlan connect SSID
WLAN: devid - 1 1 CONNECTED MAC addr xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
WLAN: 4 way handshake success for device=1
> net dhcpv4c wlan1
Net: DHCPv4c:  Subnet Mask=
> net dnsc start
> net sntpc start
> net sntpc utc
Net: Jan 16, 2020 Thu 19:23:26 UTC
> platform time get
Platform: Julian Time:
Platform: year = 2020
Platform: month = 1
Platform: day = 16
Platform: hour = 19
Platform: minute = 23
Platform: second = 33
Platform: day_Of_Week = 3
> platform time_ms get
Platform: epoch_msec = 517433314
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Join Date: 2 Jan 20
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Posted: Thu, 2020-01-16 22:13

Thanks Raja. 

There was a missing step/bug in my code, because of which the date & time was shown incorrect.    

I corrected the same.  I am getting correct date & time with the API

"qapi_Core_RTC_Get()".  - "17-1-2020 4 5:50:48"

But with API "qapi_Core_RTC_GPS_Epoch_Get()" I am getting wrong value.  For the same instant the API returns - 1263275448673

This epoch time refers to "Tuesday, 12 January 2010 05:50:48.673".  This is nearly a decode old data & time. 

Also the epoch millisecond time that is printed in your log is looks different. The value refers to "Sunday, 25 May 1986 19:28:34" as per the website

> platform time_ms get
Platform: epoch_msec = 517433314
 Please let me know, if I am missing some thing here.
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