Project Configuration

Introduction

ESP-IDF uses kconfiglib which is a Python-based extension to the Kconfig system which provides a compile-time project configuration mechanism. Kconfig is based around options of several types: integer, string, boolean. Kconfig files specify dependencies between options, default values of the options, the way the options are grouped together, etc.

For the complete list of available features please see Kconfig and kconfiglib extentions.

Project Configuration Menu

Application developers can open a terminal-based project configuration menu with the idf.py menuconfig build target.

After being updated, this configuration is saved inside sdkconfig file in the project root directory. Based on sdkconfig, application build targets will generate sdkconfig.h file in the build directory, and will make sdkconfig options available to the project build system and source files.

(For the legacy GNU Make build system, the project configuration menu is opened with make menuconfig.)

Using sdkconfig.defaults

In some cases, such as when sdkconfig file is under revision control, the fact that sdkconfig file gets changed by the build system may be inconvenient. The build system offers a way to avoid this, in the form of sdkconfig.defaults file. This file is never touched by the build system, and must be created manually. It can contain all the options which matter for the given application. The format is the same as that of the sdkconfig file. Once sdkconfig.defaults is created, sdkconfig can be deleted and added to the ignore list of the revision control system (e.g. .gitignore file for git). Project build targets will automatically create sdkconfig file, populated with the settings from sdkconfig.defaults file, and the rest of the settings will be set to their default values. Note that the build process will not override settings that are already in sdkconfig by ones from sdkconfig.defaults. For more information, see Custom sdkconfig defaults.

Kconfig Formatting Rules

The following attributes of Kconfig files are standardized:

  • Within any menu, option names should have a consistent prefix. The prefix length is currently set to at least 3 characters.

  • The indentation style is 4 characters created by spaces. All sub-items belonging to a parent item are indented by one level deeper. For example, menu is indented by 0 characters, the config inside of the menu by 4 characters, the help of the config by 8 characters and the text of the help by 12 characters.

  • No trailing spaces are allowed at the end of the lines.

  • The maximum length of options is set to 40 characters.

  • The maximum length of lines is set to 120 characters.

  • Lines cannot be wrapped by backslash (because there is a bug in earlier versions of conf-idf which causes that Windows line endings are not recognized after a backslash).

Format checker

tools/check_kconfigs.py is provided for checking the Kconfig formatting rules. The checker checks all Kconfig and Kconfig.projbuild files in the ESP-IDF directory and generates a new file with suffix .new with some recommendations how to fix issues (if there are any). Please note that the checker cannot correct all rules and the responsibility of the developer is to check and make final corrections in order to pass the tests. For example, indentations will be corrected if there isn’t some misleading previous formatting but it cannot come up with a common prefix for options inside a menu.

Backward Compatibility of Kconfig Options

The standard Kconfig tools ignore unknown options in sdkconfig. So if a developer has custom settings for options which are renamed in newer ESP-IDF releases then the given setting for the option would be silently ignored. Therefore, several features have been adopted to avoid this:

  1. confgen.py is used by the tool chain to pre-process sdkconfig files before anything else, for example menuconfig, would read them. As the consequence, the settings for old options will be kept and not ignored.

  2. confgen.py recursively finds all sdkconfig.rename files in ESP-IDF directory which contain old and new Kconfig option names. Old options are replaced by new ones in the sdkconfig file.

  3. confgen.py post-processes sdkconfig files and generates all build outputs (sdkconfig.h, sdkconfig.cmake, auto.conf) by adding a list of compatibility statements, i.e. value of the old option is set the value of the new option (after modification). This is done in order to not break customer codes where old option might still be used.

  4. Deprecated options and their replacements are automatically generated by confgen.py.

Configuration Options Reference

Subsequent sections contain the list of available ESP-IDF options, automatically generated from Kconfig files. Note that depending on the options selected, some options listed here may not be visible by default in the interface of menuconfig.

By convention, all option names are upper case with underscores. When Kconfig generates sdkconfig and sdkconfig.h files, option names are prefixed with CONFIG_. So if an option ENABLE_FOO is defined in a Kconfig file and selected in menuconfig, then sdkconfig and sdkconfig.h files will have CONFIG_ENABLE_FOO defined. In this reference, option names are also prefixed with CONFIG_, same as in the source code.

SDK tool configuration

Contains:

CONFIG_SDK_TOOLPREFIX

Compiler toolchain path/prefix

Found in: SDK tool configuration

The prefix/path that is used to call the toolchain. The default setting assumes a crosstool-ng gcc setup that is in your PATH.

CONFIG_SDK_PYTHON

Python interpreter

Found in: SDK tool configuration

The executable name/path that is used to run python.

(Note: This option is used with the legacy GNU Make build system only.)

CONFIG_SDK_MAKE_WARN_UNDEFINED_VARIABLES

‘make’ warns on undefined variables

Found in: SDK tool configuration

Adds –warn-undefined-variables to MAKEFLAGS. This causes make to print a warning any time an undefined variable is referenced.

This option helps find places where a variable reference is misspelled or otherwise missing, but it can be unwanted if you have Makefiles which depend on undefined variables expanding to an empty string.

(Note: this option is used with the legacy GNU Make build system only.)

CONFIG_SDK_TOOLCHAIN_SUPPORTS_TIME_WIDE_64_BITS

Toolchain supports time_t wide 64-bits

Found in: SDK tool configuration

Enable this option in case you have a custom toolchain which supports time_t wide 64-bits. This option checks time_t is 64-bits and disables ROM time functions to use the time functions from the toolchain instead. This option allows resolving the Y2K38 problem. See “Setup Linux Toolchain from Scratch” to build a custom toolchain which supports 64-bits time_t.

Note: ESP-IDF does not currently come with any pre-compiled toolchain that supports 64-bit wide time_t. This will change in a future major release, but currently 64-bit time_t requires a custom built toolchain.

Build type

Contains:

CONFIG_APP_BUILD_TYPE

Application build type

Found in: Build type

Select the way the application is built.

By default, the application is built as a binary file in a format compatible with the ESP32 bootloader. In addition to this application, 2nd stage bootloader is also built. Application and bootloader binaries can be written into flash and loaded/executed from there.

Another option, useful for only very small and limited applications, is to only link the .elf file of the application, such that it can be loaded directly into RAM over JTAG. Note that since IRAM and DRAM sizes are very limited, it is not possible to build any complex application this way. However for kinds of testing and debugging, this option may provide faster iterations, since the application does not need to be written into flash. Note that at the moment, ESP-IDF does not contain all the startup code required to initialize the CPUs and ROM memory (data/bss). Therefore it is necessary to execute a bit of ROM code prior to executing the application. A gdbinit file may look as follows:

# Connect to a running instance of OpenOCD target remote :3333 # Reset and halt the target mon reset halt # Run to a specific point in ROM code, # where most of initialization is complete. thb *0x40007901 c # Load the application into RAM load # Run till app_main tb app_main c

Execute this gdbinit file as follows:

xtensa-esp32-elf-gdb build/app-name.elf -x gdbinit

Recommended sdkconfig.defaults for building loadable ELF files is as follows. CONFIG_APP_BUILD_TYPE_ELF_RAM is required, other options help reduce application memory footprint.

CONFIG_APP_BUILD_TYPE_ELF_RAM=y CONFIG_VFS_SUPPORT_TERMIOS= CONFIG_NEWLIB_NANO_FORMAT=y CONFIG_ESP_SYSTEM_PANIC_PRINT_HALT=y CONFIG_ESP_DEBUG_STUBS_ENABLE= CONFIG_ESP_ERR_TO_NAME_LOOKUP=

Available options:
  • Default (binary application + 2nd stage bootloader) (APP_BUILD_TYPE_APP_2NDBOOT)

  • ELF file, loadable into RAM (EXPERIMENTAL)) (APP_BUILD_TYPE_ELF_RAM)

Partition Table

Contains:

CONFIG_PARTITION_TABLE_TYPE

Partition Table

Found in: Partition Table

The partition table to flash to the ESP32. The partition table determines where apps, data and other resources are expected to be found.

The predefined partition table CSV descriptions can be found in the components/partition_table directory. Otherwise it’s possible to create a new custom partition CSV for your application.

Available options:
  • Single factory app, no OTA (PARTITION_TABLE_SINGLE_APP)

  • Factory app, two OTA definitions (PARTITION_TABLE_TWO_OTA)

  • Custom partition table CSV (PARTITION_TABLE_CUSTOM)

CONFIG_PARTITION_TABLE_CUSTOM_FILENAME

Custom partition CSV file

Found in: Partition Table

Name of the custom partition CSV filename. This path is evaluated relative to the project root directory.

CONFIG_PARTITION_TABLE_OFFSET

Offset of partition table

Found in: Partition Table

The address of partition table (by default 0x8000). Allows you to move the partition table, it gives more space for the bootloader. Note that the bootloader and app will both need to be compiled with the same PARTITION_TABLE_OFFSET value.

This number should be a multiple of 0x1000.

Note that partition offsets in the partition table CSV file may need to be changed if this value is set to a higher value. To have each partition offset adapt to the configured partition table offset, leave all partition offsets blank in the CSV file.

CONFIG_PARTITION_TABLE_MD5

Generate an MD5 checksum for the partition table

Found in: Partition Table

Generate an MD5 checksum for the partition table for protecting the integrity of the table. The generation should be turned off for legacy bootloaders which cannot recognize the MD5 checksum in the partition table.

Serial flasher config

Contains:

CONFIG_ESPTOOLPY_PORT

Default serial port

Found in: Serial flasher config

The serial port that’s connected to the ESP chip. This can be overridden by setting the ESPPORT environment variable.

This value is ignored when using the CMake-based build system or idf.py.

CONFIG_ESPTOOLPY_BAUD

Default baud rate

Found in: Serial flasher config

Default baud rate to use while communicating with the ESP chip. Can be overridden by setting the ESPBAUD variable.

This value is ignored when using the CMake-based build system or idf.py.

Available options:
  • 115200 baud (ESPTOOLPY_BAUD_115200B)

  • 230400 baud (ESPTOOLPY_BAUD_230400B)

  • 921600 baud (ESPTOOLPY_BAUD_921600B)

  • 2Mbaud (ESPTOOLPY_BAUD_2MB)

  • Other baud rate (ESPTOOLPY_BAUD_OTHER)

CONFIG_ESPTOOLPY_BAUD_OTHER_VAL

Other baud rate value

Found in: Serial flasher config

CONFIG_ESPTOOLPY_COMPRESSED

Use compressed upload

Found in: Serial flasher config

The flasher tool can send data compressed using zlib, letting the ROM on the ESP chip decompress it on the fly before flashing it. For most payloads, this should result in a speed increase.

CONFIG_ESPTOOLPY_FLASHMODE

Flash SPI mode

Found in: Serial flasher config

Mode the flash chip is flashed in, as well as the default mode for the binary to run in.

Available options:
  • QIO (ESPTOOLPY_FLASHMODE_QIO)

  • QOUT (ESPTOOLPY_FLASHMODE_QOUT)

  • DIO (ESPTOOLPY_FLASHMODE_DIO)

  • DOUT (ESPTOOLPY_FLASHMODE_DOUT)

CONFIG_ESPTOOLPY_FLASHFREQ

Flash SPI speed

Found in: Serial flasher config

The SPI flash frequency to be used.

Available options:
  • 80 MHz (ESPTOOLPY_FLASHFREQ_80M)

  • 40 MHz (ESPTOOLPY_FLASHFREQ_40M)

  • 26 MHz (ESPTOOLPY_FLASHFREQ_26M)

  • 20 MHz (ESPTOOLPY_FLASHFREQ_20M)

CONFIG_ESPTOOLPY_FLASHSIZE

Flash size

Found in: Serial flasher config

SPI flash size, in megabytes

Available options:
  • 1 MB (ESPTOOLPY_FLASHSIZE_1MB)

  • 2 MB (ESPTOOLPY_FLASHSIZE_2MB)

  • 4 MB (ESPTOOLPY_FLASHSIZE_4MB)

  • 8 MB (ESPTOOLPY_FLASHSIZE_8MB)

  • 16 MB (ESPTOOLPY_FLASHSIZE_16MB)

CONFIG_ESPTOOLPY_FLASHSIZE_DETECT

Detect flash size when flashing bootloader

Found in: Serial flasher config

If this option is set, flashing the project will automatically detect the flash size of the target chip and update the bootloader image before it is flashed.

CONFIG_ESPTOOLPY_BEFORE

Before flashing

Found in: Serial flasher config

Configure whether esptool.py should reset the ESP32 before flashing.

Automatic resetting depends on the RTS & DTR signals being wired from the serial port to the ESP32. Most USB development boards do this internally.

Available options:
  • Reset to bootloader (ESPTOOLPY_BEFORE_RESET)

  • No reset (ESPTOOLPY_BEFORE_NORESET)

CONFIG_ESPTOOLPY_AFTER

After flashing

Found in: Serial flasher config

Configure whether esptool.py should reset the ESP32 after flashing.

Automatic resetting depends on the RTS & DTR signals being wired from the serial port to the ESP32. Most USB development boards do this internally.

Available options:
  • Reset after flashing (ESPTOOLPY_AFTER_RESET)

  • Stay in bootloader (ESPTOOLPY_AFTER_NORESET)

CONFIG_ESPTOOLPY_MONITOR_BAUD

‘idf.py monitor’ baud rate

Found in: Serial flasher config

Baud rate to use when running ‘idf.py monitor’ or ‘make monitor’ to view serial output from a running chip.

If “Same as UART Console baud rate” is chosen then the value will follow the “UART Console baud rate” config item.

Can override by setting the MONITORBAUD environment variable.

Available options:
  • Same as UART console baud rate (ESPTOOLPY_MONITOR_BAUD_CONSOLE)

  • 9600 bps (ESPTOOLPY_MONITOR_BAUD_9600B)

  • 57600 bps (ESPTOOLPY_MONITOR_BAUD_57600B)

  • 115200 bps (ESPTOOLPY_MONITOR_BAUD_115200B)

  • 230400 bps (ESPTOOLPY_MONITOR_BAUD_230400B)

  • 921600 bps (ESPTOOLPY_MONITOR_BAUD_921600B)

  • 2 Mbps (ESPTOOLPY_MONITOR_BAUD_2MB)

  • Custom baud rate (ESPTOOLPY_MONITOR_BAUD_OTHER)

CONFIG_ESPTOOLPY_MONITOR_BAUD_OTHER_VAL

Custom baud rate value

Found in: Serial flasher config

Bootloader config

Contains:

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION

Bootloader optimization Level

Found in: Bootloader config

This option sets compiler optimization level (gcc -O argument) for the bootloader.

  • The default “Size” setting will add the -0s flag to CFLAGS.

  • The “Debug” setting will add the -Og flag to CFLAGS.

  • The “Performance” setting will add the -O2 flag to CFLAGS.

  • The “None” setting will add the -O0 flag to CFLAGS.

Note that custom optimization levels may be unsupported.

Available options:
  • Size (-Os) (BOOTLOADER_COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION_SIZE)

  • Debug (-Og) (BOOTLOADER_COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION_DEBUG)

  • Optimize for performance (-O2) (BOOTLOADER_COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION_PERF)

  • Debug without optimization (-O0) (BOOTLOADER_COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION_NONE)

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_LOG_LEVEL

Bootloader log verbosity

Found in: Bootloader config

Specify how much output to see in bootloader logs.

Available options:
  • No output (BOOTLOADER_LOG_LEVEL_NONE)

  • Error (BOOTLOADER_LOG_LEVEL_ERROR)

  • Warning (BOOTLOADER_LOG_LEVEL_WARN)

  • Info (BOOTLOADER_LOG_LEVEL_INFO)

  • Debug (BOOTLOADER_LOG_LEVEL_DEBUG)

  • Verbose (BOOTLOADER_LOG_LEVEL_VERBOSE)

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_VDDSDIO_BOOST

VDDSDIO LDO voltage

Found in: Bootloader config

If this option is enabled, and VDDSDIO LDO is set to 1.8V (using eFuse or MTDI bootstrapping pin), bootloader will change LDO settings to output 1.9V instead. This helps prevent flash chip from browning out during flash programming operations.

This option has no effect if VDDSDIO is set to 3.3V, or if the internal VDDSDIO regulator is disabled via eFuse.

Available options:
  • 1.8V (BOOTLOADER_VDDSDIO_BOOST_1_8V)

  • 1.9V (BOOTLOADER_VDDSDIO_BOOST_1_9V)

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_FACTORY_RESET

GPIO triggers factory reset

Found in: Bootloader config

Allows to reset the device to factory settings: - clear one or more data partitions; - boot from “factory” partition. The factory reset will occur if there is a GPIO input pulled low while device starts up. See settings below.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_NUM_PIN_FACTORY_RESET

Number of the GPIO input for factory reset

Found in: Bootloader config > CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_FACTORY_RESET

The selected GPIO will be configured as an input with internal pull-up enabled. To trigger a factory reset, this GPIO must be pulled low on reset. Note that GPIO34-39 do not have an internal pullup and an external one must be provided.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_OTA_DATA_ERASE

Clear OTA data on factory reset (select factory partition)

Found in: Bootloader config > CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_FACTORY_RESET

The device will boot from “factory” partition (or OTA slot 0 if no factory partition is present) after a factory reset.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_DATA_FACTORY_RESET

Comma-separated names of partitions to clear on factory reset

Found in: Bootloader config > CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_FACTORY_RESET

Allows customers to select which data partitions will be erased while factory reset.

Specify the names of partitions as a comma-delimited with optional spaces for readability. (Like this: “nvs, phy_init, …”) Make sure that the name specified in the partition table and here are the same. Partitions of type “app” cannot be specified here.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_APP_TEST

GPIO triggers boot from test app partition

Found in: Bootloader config

Allows to run the test app from “TEST” partition. A boot from “test” partition will occur if there is a GPIO input pulled low while device starts up. See settings below.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_NUM_PIN_APP_TEST

Number of the GPIO input to boot TEST partition

Found in: Bootloader config > CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_APP_TEST

The selected GPIO will be configured as an input with internal pull-up enabled. To trigger a test app, this GPIO must be pulled low on reset. After the GPIO input is deactivated and the device reboots, the old application will boot. (factory or OTA[x]). Note that GPIO34-39 do not have an internal pullup and an external one must be provided.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_HOLD_TIME_GPIO

Hold time of GPIO for reset/test mode (seconds)

Found in: Bootloader config

The GPIO must be held low continuously for this period of time after reset before a factory reset or test partition boot (as applicable) is performed.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_WDT_ENABLE

Use RTC watchdog in start code

Found in: Bootloader config

Tracks the execution time of startup code. If the execution time is exceeded, the RTC_WDT will restart system. It is also useful to prevent a lock up in start code caused by an unstable power source. NOTE: Tracks the execution time starts from the bootloader code - re-set timeout, while selecting the source for slow_clk - and ends calling app_main. Re-set timeout is needed due to WDT uses a SLOW_CLK clock source. After changing a frequency slow_clk a time of WDT needs to re-set for new frequency. slow_clk depends on ESP32_RTC_CLK_SRC (INTERNAL_RC or EXTERNAL_CRYSTAL).

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_WDT_DISABLE_IN_USER_CODE

Allows RTC watchdog disable in user code

Found in: Bootloader config > CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_WDT_ENABLE

If it is set, the client must itself reset or disable rtc_wdt in their code (app_main()). Otherwise rtc_wdt will be disabled before calling app_main function. Use function rtc_wdt_feed() for resetting counter of rtc_wdt. Use function rtc_wdt_disable() for disabling rtc_wdt.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_WDT_TIME_MS

Timeout for RTC watchdog (ms)

Found in: Bootloader config > CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_WDT_ENABLE

Verify that this parameter is correct and more then the execution time. Pay attention to options such as reset to factory, trigger test partition and encryption on boot - these options can increase the execution time. Note: RTC_WDT will reset while encryption operations will be performed.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_APP_ROLLBACK_ENABLE

Enable app rollback support

Found in: Bootloader config

After updating the app, the bootloader runs a new app with the “ESP_OTA_IMG_PENDING_VERIFY” state set. This state prevents the re-run of this app. After the first boot of the new app in the user code, the function should be called to confirm the operability of the app or vice versa about its non-operability. If the app is working, then it is marked as valid. Otherwise, it is marked as not valid and rolls back to the previous working app. A reboot is performed, and the app is booted before the software update. Note: If during the first boot a new app the power goes out or the WDT works, then roll back will happen. Rollback is possible only between the apps with the same security versions.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_APP_ANTI_ROLLBACK

Enable app anti-rollback support

Found in: Bootloader config > CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_APP_ROLLBACK_ENABLE

This option prevents rollback to previous firmware/application image with lower security version.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_APP_SECURE_VERSION

eFuse secure version of app

Found in: Bootloader config > CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_APP_ROLLBACK_ENABLE > CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_APP_ANTI_ROLLBACK

The secure version is the sequence number stored in the header of each firmware. The security version is set in the bootloader, version is recorded in the eFuse field as the number of set ones. The allocated number of bits in the efuse field for storing the security version is limited (see BOOTLOADER_APP_SEC_VER_SIZE_EFUSE_FIELD option).

Bootloader: When bootloader selects an app to boot, an app is selected that has a security version greater or equal that recorded in eFuse field. The app is booted with a higher (or equal) secure version.

The security version is worth increasing if in previous versions there is a significant vulnerability and their use is not acceptable.

Your partition table should has a scheme with ota_0 + ota_1 (without factory).

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_APP_SEC_VER_SIZE_EFUSE_FIELD

Size of the efuse secure version field

Found in: Bootloader config > CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_APP_ROLLBACK_ENABLE > CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_APP_ANTI_ROLLBACK

The size of the efuse secure version field. Its length is limited to 32 bits for ESP32 and 16 bits for ESP32-S2. This determines how many times the security version can be increased.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_EFUSE_SECURE_VERSION_EMULATE

Emulate operations with efuse secure version(only test)

Found in: Bootloader config > CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_APP_ROLLBACK_ENABLE > CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_APP_ANTI_ROLLBACK

This option allow emulate read/write operations with efuse secure version. It allow to test anti-rollback implemention without permanent write eFuse bits. In partition table should be exist this partition emul_efuse, data, 5, , 0x2000.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_SKIP_VALIDATE_IN_DEEP_SLEEP

Skip image validation when exiting deep sleep

Found in: Bootloader config

This option disables the normal validation of an image coming out of deep sleep (checksums, SHA256, and signature). This is a trade-off between wakeup performance from deep sleep, and image integrity checks.

Only enable this if you know what you are doing. It should not be used in conjunction with using deep_sleep() entry and changing the active OTA partition as this would skip the validation upon first load of the new OTA partition.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_CUSTOM_RESERVE_RTC

Reserve RTC FAST memory for custom purposes

Found in: Bootloader config

This option allows the customer to place data in the RTC FAST memory, this area remains valid when rebooted, except for power loss. This memory is located at a fixed address and is available for both the bootloader and the application. (The application and bootoloader must be compiled with the same option). The RTC FAST memory has access only through PRO_CPU.

CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_CUSTOM_RESERVE_RTC_SIZE

Size in bytes for custom purposes

Found in: Bootloader config > CONFIG_BOOTLOADER_CUSTOM_RESERVE_RTC

This option reserves in RTC FAST memory the area for custom purposes. If you want to create your own bootloader and save more information in this area of memory, you can increase it. It must be a multiple of 4 bytes. This area (rtc_retain_mem_t) is reserved and has access from the bootloader and an application.

Security features

Contains:

CONFIG_SECURE_SIGNED_APPS_NO_SECURE_BOOT

Require signed app images

Found in: Security features

Require apps to be signed to verify their integrity.

This option uses the same app signature scheme as hardware secure boot, but unlike hardware secure boot it does not prevent the bootloader from being physically updated. This means that the device can be secured against remote network access, but not physical access. Compared to using hardware Secure Boot this option is much simpler to implement.

CONFIG_SECURE_SIGNED_APPS_SCHEME

App Signing Scheme

Found in: Security features

Select the Secure App signing scheme. Depends on the Chip Revision. There are two options: 1. ECDSA based secure boot scheme. (Only choice for Secure Boot V1) Supported in ESP32 and ESP32-ECO3. 2. The RSA based secure boot scheme. (Only choice for Secure Boot V2) Supported in ESP32-ECO3. (ESP32 Chip Revision 3 onwards)

Available options:
  • ECDSA (SECURE_SIGNED_APPS_ECDSA_SCHEME)

    Embeds the ECDSA public key in the bootloader and signs the application with an ECDSA key.

    Refer to the documentation before enabling.

  • RSA (SECURE_SIGNED_APPS_RSA_SCHEME)

    Appends the RSA-3072 based Signature block to the application. Refer to <Secure Boot Version 2 documentation link> before enabling.

CONFIG_SECURE_SIGNED_ON_BOOT_NO_SECURE_BOOT

Bootloader verifies app signatures

Found in: Security features

If this option is set, the bootloader will be compiled with code to verify that an app is signed before booting it.

If hardware secure boot is enabled, this option is always enabled and cannot be disabled. If hardware secure boot is not enabled, this option doesn’t add significant security by itself so most users will want to leave it disabled.

CONFIG_SECURE_SIGNED_ON_UPDATE_NO_SECURE_BOOT

Verify app signature on update

Found in: Security features

If this option is set, any OTA updated apps will have the signature verified before being considered valid.

When enabled, the signature is automatically checked whenever the esp_ota_ops.h APIs are used for OTA updates, or esp_image_format.h APIs are used to verify apps.

If hardware secure boot is enabled, this option is always enabled and cannot be disabled. If hardware secure boot is not enabled, this option still adds significant security against network-based attackers by preventing spoofing of OTA updates.

CONFIG_SECURE_BOOT

Enable hardware Secure Boot in bootloader (READ DOCS FIRST)

Found in: Security features

Build a bootloader which enables Secure Boot on first boot.

Once enabled, Secure Boot will not boot a modified bootloader. The bootloader will only load a partition table or boot an app if the data has a verified digital signature. There are implications for reflashing updated apps once secure boot is enabled.

When enabling secure boot, JTAG and ROM BASIC Interpreter are permanently disabled by default.

CONFIG_SECURE_BOOT_VERSION

Select secure boot version

Found in: Security features > CONFIG_SECURE_BOOT

Select the Secure Boot Version. Depends on the Chip Revision. Secure Boot V2 is the new RSA based secure boot scheme. Supported in ESP32-ECO3. (ESP32 Chip Revision 3 onwards) Secure Boot V1 is the AES based secure boot scheme. Supported in ESP32 and ESP32-ECO3.

Available options:
  • Enable Secure Boot version 1 (SECURE_BOOT_V1_ENABLED)

    Build a bootloader which enables secure boot version 1 on first boot. Refer to the Secure Boot section of the ESP-IDF Programmer’s Guide for this version before enabling.

  • Enable Secure Boot version 2 (SECURE_BOOT_V2_ENABLED)

    Build a bootloader which enables Secure Boot version 2 on first boot. Refer to Secure Boot V2 section of the ESP-IDF Programmer’s Guide for this version before enabling.

CONFIG_SECURE_BOOT_BUILD_SIGNED_BINARIES

Sign binaries during build

Found in: Security features

Once secure boot or signed app requirement is enabled, app images are required to be signed.

If enabled (default), these binary files are signed as part of the build process. The file named in “Secure boot private signing key” will be used to sign the image.

If disabled, unsigned app/partition data will be built. They must be signed manually using espsecure.py. Version 1 to enable ECDSA Based Secure Boot and Version 2 to enable RSA based Secure Boot. (for example, on a remote signing server.)

CONFIG_SECURE_BOOT_SIGNING_KEY

Secure boot private signing key

Found in: Security features > CONFIG_SECURE_BOOT_BUILD_SIGNED_BINARIES

Path to the key file used to sign app images.

Key file is an ECDSA private key (NIST256p curve) in PEM format for Secure Boot V1. Key file is an RSA private key in PEM format for Secure Boot V2.

Path is evaluated relative to the project directory.

You can generate a new signing key by running the following command: espsecure.py generate_signing_key secure_boot_signing_key.pem

See the Secure Boot section of the ESP-IDF Programmer’s Guide for this version for details.

CONFIG_SECURE_BOOT_VERIFICATION_KEY

Secure boot public signature verification key

Found in: Security features

Path to a public key file used to verify signed images. Secure Boot V1: This ECDSA public key is compiled into the bootloader and/or app, to verify app images. Secure Boot V2: This RSA public key is compiled into the signature block at the end of the bootloader/app.

Key file is in raw binary format, and can be extracted from a PEM formatted private key using the espsecure.py extract_public_key command.

Refer to the Secure Boot section of the ESP-IDF Programmer’s Guide for this version before enabling.

CONFIG_SECURE_BOOT_INSECURE

Allow potentially insecure options

Found in: Security features

You can disable some of the default protections offered by secure boot, in order to enable testing or a custom combination of security features.

Only enable these options if you are very sure.

Refer to the Secure Boot section of the ESP-IDF Programmer’s Guide for this version before enabling.

CONFIG_SECURE_FLASH_ENC_ENABLED

Enable flash encryption on boot (READ DOCS FIRST)

Found in: Security features

If this option is set, flash contents will be encrypted by the bootloader on first boot.

Note: After first boot, the system will be permanently encrypted. Re-flashing an encrypted system is complicated and not always possible.

Read Flash Encryption before enabling.

CONFIG_SECURE_FLASH_ENCRYPTION_KEYSIZE

Size of generated AES-XTS key

Found in: Security features > CONFIG_SECURE_FLASH_ENC_ENABLED

Size of generated AES-XTS key.

AES-128 uses a 256-bit key (32 bytes) which occupies one Efuse key block. AES-256 uses a 512-bit key (64 bytes) which occupies two Efuse key blocks.

This setting is ignored if either type of key is already burned to Efuse before the first boot. In this case, the pre-burned key is used and no new key is generated.

Available options:
  • AES-128 (256-bit key) (SECURE_FLASH_ENCRYPTION_AES128)

  • AES-256 (512-bit key) (SECURE_FLASH_ENCRYPTION_AES256)

CONFIG_SECURE_FLASH_ENCRYPTION_MODE

Enable usage mode

Found in: Security features > CONFIG_SECURE_FLASH_ENC_ENABLED

By default Development mode is enabled which allows UART bootloader to perform flash encryption operations

Select Release mode only for production or manufacturing. Once enabled you can not reflash using UART bootloader

Refer to the Secure Boot section of the ESP-IDF Programmer’s Guide for this version and Flash Encryption for details.

Available options:
  • Development(NOT SECURE) (SECURE_FLASH_ENCRYPTION_MODE_DEVELOPMENT)

  • Release (SECURE_FLASH_ENCRYPTION_MODE_RELEASE)

Potentially insecure options

Contains:

CONFIG_SECURE_BOOT_ALLOW_JTAG

Allow JTAG Debugging

Found in: Security features > Potentially insecure options

If not set (default), the bootloader will permanently disable JTAG (across entire chip) on first boot when either secure boot or flash encryption is enabled.

Setting this option leaves JTAG on for debugging, which negates all protections of flash encryption and some of the protections of secure boot.

Only set this option in testing environments.

CONFIG_SECURE_BOOT_ALLOW_SHORT_APP_PARTITION

Allow app partition length not 64KB aligned

Found in: Security features > Potentially insecure options

If not set (default), app partition size must be a multiple of 64KB. App images are padded to 64KB length, and the bootloader checks any trailing bytes after the signature (before the next 64KB boundary) have not been written. This is because flash cache maps entire 64KB pages into the address space. This prevents an attacker from appending unverified data after the app image in the flash, causing it to be mapped into the address space.

Setting this option allows the app partition length to be unaligned, and disables padding of the app image to this length. It is generally not recommended to set this option, unless you have a legacy partitioning scheme which doesn’t support 64KB aligned partition lengths.

CONFIG_SECURE_BOOT_V2_ALLOW_EFUSE_RD_DIS

Allow additional read protecting of efuses

Found in: Security features > Potentially insecure options

If not set (default, recommended), on first boot the bootloader will burn the WR_DIS_RD_DIS efuse when Secure Boot is enabled. This prevents any more efuses from being read protected.

If this option is set, it will remain possible to write the EFUSE_RD_DIS efuse field after Secure Boot is enabled. This may allow an attacker to read-protect the BLK2 efuse holding the public key digest, causing an immediate denial of service and possibly allowing an additional fault injection attack to bypass the signature protection.

CONFIG_SECURE_INSECURE_ALLOW_DL_MODE

Don’t automatically restrict UART download mode

Found in: Security features > Potentially insecure options

By default, enabling either flash encryption in release mode or secure boot will automatically disable UART download mode on ESP32 ECO3, or enable secure download mode on newer chips. This is recommended to reduce the attack surface of the chip.

To allow the full UART download mode to stay enabled, enable this option and ensure the options SECURE_DISABLE_ROM_DL_MODE and SECURE_ENABLE_SECURE_ROM_DL_MODE are disabled as applicable. This is not recommended.

CONFIG_SECURE_FLASH_UART_BOOTLOADER_ALLOW_ENC

Leave UART bootloader encryption enabled

Found in: Security features > Potentially insecure options

If not set (default), the bootloader will permanently disable UART bootloader encryption access on first boot. If set, the UART bootloader will still be able to access hardware encryption.

It is recommended to only set this option in testing environments.

CONFIG_SECURE_FLASH_UART_BOOTLOADER_ALLOW_CACHE

Leave UART bootloader flash cache enabled

Found in: Security features > Potentially insecure options

If not set (default), the bootloader will permanently disable UART bootloader flash cache access on first boot. If set, the UART bootloader will still be able to access the flash cache.

Only set this option in testing environments.

CONFIG_SECURE_FLASH_REQUIRE_ALREADY_ENABLED

Require flash encryption to be already enabled

Found in: Security features > Potentially insecure options

If not set (default), and flash encryption is not yet enabled in eFuses, the 2nd stage bootloader will enable flash encryption: generate the flash encryption key and program eFuses. If this option is set, and flash encryption is not yet enabled, the bootloader will error out and reboot. If flash encryption is enabled in eFuses, this option does not change the bootloader behavior.

Only use this option in testing environments, to avoid accidentally enabling flash encryption on the wrong device. The device needs to have flash encryption already enabled using espefuse.py.

CONFIG_SECURE_DISABLE_ROM_DL_MODE

Permanently disable ROM Download Mode

Found in: Security features

If set, during startup the app will burn an eFuse bit to permanently disable the UART ROM Download Mode. This prevents any future use of esptool.py, espefuse.py and similar tools.

Once disabled, if the SoC is booted with strapping pins set for ROM Download Mode then an error is printed instead.

It is recommended to enable this option in any production application where Flash Encryption and/or Secure Boot is enabled and access to Download Mode is not required.

It is also possible to permanently disable Download Mode by calling esp_efuse_disable_rom_download_mode() at runtime.

CONFIG_SECURE_ENABLE_SECURE_ROM_DL_MODE

Permanently switch to ROM UART Secure Download mode

Found in: Security features

If set, during startup the app will burn an eFuse bit to permanently switch the UART ROM Download Mode into a separate Secure Download mode. This option can only work if Download Mode is not already disabled by eFuse.

Secure Download mode limits the use of Download Mode functions to simple flash read, write and erase operations, plus a command to return a summary of currently enabled security features.

Secure Download mode is not compatible with the esptool.py flasher stub feature, espefuse.py, read/writing memory or registers, encrypted download, or any other features that interact with unsupported Download Mode commands.

Secure Download mode should be enabled in any application where Flash Encryption and/or Secure Boot is enabled. Disabling this option does not immediately cancel the benefits of the security features, but it increases the potential “attack surface” for an attacker to try and bypass them with a successful physical attack.

It is also possible to enable secure download mode at runtime by calling esp_efuse_enable_rom_secure_download_mode()

Application manager

Contains:

CONFIG_APP_COMPILE_TIME_DATE

Use time/date stamp for app

Found in: Application manager

If set, then the app will be built with the current time/date stamp. It is stored in the app description structure. If not set, time/date stamp will be excluded from app image. This can be useful for getting the same binary image files made from the same source, but at different times.

CONFIG_APP_EXCLUDE_PROJECT_VER_VAR

Exclude PROJECT_VER from firmware image

Found in: Application manager

The PROJECT_VER variable from the build system will not affect the firmware image. This value will not be contained in the esp_app_desc structure.

CONFIG_APP_EXCLUDE_PROJECT_NAME_VAR

Exclude PROJECT_NAME from firmware image

Found in: Application manager

The PROJECT_NAME variable from the build system will not affect the firmware image. This value will not be contained in the esp_app_desc structure.

CONFIG_APP_PROJECT_VER_FROM_CONFIG

Get the project version from Kconfig

Found in: Application manager

If this is enabled, then config item APP_PROJECT_VER will be used for the variable PROJECT_VER. Other ways to set PROJECT_VER will be ignored.

CONFIG_APP_PROJECT_VER

Project version

Found in: Application manager > CONFIG_APP_PROJECT_VER_FROM_CONFIG

Project version

CONFIG_APP_RETRIEVE_LEN_ELF_SHA

The length of APP ELF SHA is stored in RAM(chars)

Found in: Application manager

At startup, the app will read this many hex characters from the embedded APP ELF SHA-256 hash value and store it in static RAM. This ensures the app ELF SHA-256 value is always available if it needs to be printed by the panic handler code. Changing this value will change the size of a static buffer, in bytes.

Compiler options

Contains:

CONFIG_COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION

Optimization Level

Found in: Compiler options

This option sets compiler optimization level (gcc -O argument) for the app.

  • The “Default” setting will add the -0g flag to CFLAGS.

  • The “Size” setting will add the -0s flag to CFLAGS.

  • The “Performance” setting will add the -O2 flag to CFLAGS.

  • The “None” setting will add the -O0 flag to CFLAGS.

The “Size” setting cause the compiled code to be smaller and faster, but may lead to difficulties of correlating code addresses to source file lines when debugging.

The “Performance” setting causes the compiled code to be larger and faster, but will be easier to correlated code addresses to source file lines.

“None” with -O0 produces compiled code without optimization.

Note that custom optimization levels may be unsupported.

Compiler optimization for the IDF bootloader is set separately, see the BOOTLOADER_COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION setting.

Available options:
  • Debug (-Og) (COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION_DEFAULT)

  • Optimize for size (-Os) (COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION_SIZE)

  • Optimize for performance (-O2) (COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION_PERF)

  • Debug without optimization (-O0) (COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION_NONE)

CONFIG_COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION_ASSERTION_LEVEL

Assertion level

Found in: Compiler options

Assertions can be:

  • Enabled. Failure will print verbose assertion details. This is the default.

  • Set to “silent” to save code size (failed assertions will abort() but user needs to use the aborting address to find the line number with the failed assertion.)

  • Disabled entirely (not recommended for most configurations.) -DNDEBUG is added to CPPFLAGS in this case.

Available options:
  • Enabled (COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION_ASSERTIONS_ENABLE)

    Enable assertions. Assertion content and line number will be printed on failure.

  • Silent (saves code size) (COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION_ASSERTIONS_SILENT)

    Enable silent assertions. Failed assertions will abort(), user needs to use the aborting address to find the line number with the failed assertion.

  • Disabled (sets -DNDEBUG) (COMPILER_OPTIMIZATION_ASSERTIONS_DISABLE)

    If assertions are disabled, -DNDEBUG is added to CPPFLAGS.

CONFIG_COMPILER_CXX_EXCEPTIONS

Enable C++ exceptions

Found in: Compiler options

Enabling this option compiles all IDF C++ files with exception support enabled.

Disabling this option disables C++ exception support in all compiled files, and any libstdc++ code which throws an exception will abort instead.

Enabling this option currently adds an additional ~500 bytes of heap overhead when an exception is thrown in user code for the first time.

Contains:

CONFIG_COMPILER_CXX_EXCEPTIONS_EMG_POOL_SIZE

Emergency Pool Size

Found in: Compiler options > CONFIG_COMPILER_CXX_EXCEPTIONS

Size (in bytes) of the emergency memory pool for C++ exceptions. This pool will be used to allocate memory for thrown exceptions when there is not enough memory on the heap.

CONFIG_COMPILER_CXX_RTTI

Enable C++ run-time type info (RTTI)

Found in: Compiler options

Enabling this option compiles all C++ files with RTTI support enabled. This increases binary size (typically by tens of kB) but allows using dynamic_cast conversion and typeid operator.

CONFIG_COMPILER_STACK_CHECK_MODE

Stack smashing protection mode

Found in: Compiler options

Stack smashing protection mode. Emit extra code to check for buffer overflows, such as stack smashing attacks. This is done by adding a guard variable to functions with vulnerable objects. The guards are initialized when a function is entered and then checked when the function exits. If a guard check fails, program is halted. Protection has the following modes:

  • In NORMAL mode (GCC flag: -fstack-protector) only functions that call alloca, and functions with buffers larger than 8 bytes are protected.

  • STRONG mode (GCC flag: -fstack-protector-strong) is like NORMAL, but includes additional functions to be protected – those that have local array definitions, or have references to local frame addresses.

  • In OVERALL mode (GCC flag: -fstack-protector-all) all functions are protected.

Modes have the following impact on code performance and coverage:

  • performance: NORMAL > STRONG > OVERALL

  • coverage: NORMAL < STRONG < OVERALL

Available options:
  • None (COMPILER_STACK_CHECK_MODE_NONE)

  • Normal (COMPILER_STACK_CHECK_MODE_NORM)

  • Strong (COMPILER_STACK_CHECK_MODE_STRONG)

  • Overall (COMPILER_STACK_CHECK_MODE_ALL)

CONFIG_COMPILER_WARN_WRITE_STRINGS

Enable -Wwrite-strings warning flag

Found in: Compiler options

Adds -Wwrite-strings flag for the C/C++ compilers.

For C, this gives string constants the type const char[] so that copying the address of one into a non-const char \* pointer produces a warning. This warning helps to find at compile time code that tries to write into a string constant.

For C++, this warns about the deprecated conversion from string literals to char \*.

CONFIG_COMPILER_DISABLE_GCC8_WARNINGS

Disable new warnings introduced in GCC 6 - 8

Found in: Compiler options

Enable this option if using GCC 6 or newer, and wanting to disable warnings which don’t appear with GCC 5.

Component config

Contains:

TinyUSB

Contains:

CONFIG_USB_ENABLED

Enable TinyUSB driver

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB

Adds support for TinyUSB

CONFIG_USB_CDC_ENABLED

Enable USB Serial (CDC) TinyUSB driver

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > CONFIG_USB_ENABLED

Enable USB Serial (CDC) TinyUSB driver.

CONFIG_USB_CDC_RX_BUFSIZE

CDC FIFO size of RX

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > CONFIG_USB_ENABLED > CONFIG_USB_CDC_ENABLED

CDC FIFO size of RX

CONFIG_USB_CDC_TX_BUFSIZE

CDC FIFO size of TX

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > CONFIG_USB_ENABLED > CONFIG_USB_CDC_ENABLED

CDC FIFO size of TX

CONFIG_USB_MSC_ENABLED

Enable Mass Storage (MSC) TinyUSB driver

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > CONFIG_USB_ENABLED

Enable MSC TinyUSB driver. It is recomended to use Menuconfig-driven descriptor (.descriptor = NULL and .string_descriptor = NULL in the tinyusb_config_t structure).

CONFIG_USB_MSC_BUFSIZE

MSC Buffer size of Device Mass storage

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > CONFIG_USB_ENABLED > CONFIG_USB_MSC_ENABLED

MSC Buffer size of Device Mass storage

CONFIG_USB_HID_ENABLED

Enable HID TinyUSB driver

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > CONFIG_USB_ENABLED

Enable HID TinyUSB driver. It is recomended to use Menuconfig-driven descriptor (.descriptor = NULL and .string_descriptor = NULL in the tinyusb_config_t structure).

CONFIG_USB_HID_BUFSIZE

HID buffer size Should be sufficient to hold ID (if any) + Data

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > CONFIG_USB_ENABLED > CONFIG_USB_HID_ENABLED

HID buffer size Should be sufficient to hold ID (if any) + Data

CONFIG_USB_MIDI_ENABLED

Enable MIDI TinyUSB driver

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > CONFIG_USB_ENABLED

Enable MIDI TinyUSB driver. It is recomended to use Menuconfig-driven descriptor (.descriptor = NULL and .string_descriptor = NULL in the tinyusb_config_t structure).

CONFIG_USB_CUSTOM_CLASS_ENABLED

Enable a custom TinyUSB class

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > CONFIG_USB_ENABLED

Enable a custom TinyUSB class. It is recomended to use Menuconfig-driven descriptor (.descriptor = NULL and .string_descriptor = NULL in the tinyusb_config_t structure).

CONFIG_USB_DEBUG

Debug mode

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > CONFIG_USB_ENABLED

Debug mode

Descriptor configuration

Contains:

CONFIG_USB_DESC_USE_ESPRESSIF_VID

VID: Use an Espressif’s default value

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > Descriptor configuration

Long description

CONFIG_USB_DESC_CUSTOM_VID

Custom VID value

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > Descriptor configuration

Custom Vendor ID

CONFIG_USB_DESC_USE_DEFAULT_PID

PID: Use a default PID assigning

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > Descriptor configuration

Default TinyUSB PID assigning uses values 0x4000…0x4007

CONFIG_USB_DESC_CUSTOM_PID

Custom PID value

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > Descriptor configuration

Custom Product ID

CONFIG_USB_DESC_BCDDEVICE

bcdDevice

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > Descriptor configuration

Version of the firmware of the USB device

CONFIG_USB_DESC_MANUFACTURER_STRING

Manufacturer

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > Descriptor configuration

Name of the manufacturer of the USB device

CONFIG_USB_DESC_PRODUCT_STRING

Product

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > Descriptor configuration

Name of the USB device

CONFIG_USB_DESC_SERIAL_STRING

Serial string

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > Descriptor configuration

Specify serial number of the USB device

CONFIG_USB_DESC_CDC_STRING

CDC Device String

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > Descriptor configuration

Specify name of the CDC device

CONFIG_USB_DESC_MSC_STRING

MSC Device String

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > Descriptor configuration

Specify name of the MSC device

CONFIG_USB_DESC_HID_STRING

HID Device String

Found in: Component config > TinyUSB > Descriptor configuration

Specify name of the HID device

High resolution timer (esp_timer)

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP_TIMER_PROFILING

Enable esp_timer profiling features

Found in: Component config > High resolution timer (esp_timer)

If enabled, esp_timer_dump will dump information such as number of times the timer was started, number of times the timer has triggered, and the total time it took for the callback to run. This option has some effect on timer performance and the amount of memory used for timer storage, and should only be used for debugging/testing purposes.

CONFIG_ESP_TIMER_TASK_STACK_SIZE

High-resolution timer task stack size

Found in: Component config > High resolution timer (esp_timer)

Configure the stack size of “timer_task” task. This task is used to dispatch callbacks of timers created using ets_timer and esp_timer APIs. If you are seing stack overflow errors in timer task, increase this value.

Note that this is not the same as FreeRTOS timer task. To configure FreeRTOS timer task size, see “FreeRTOS timer task stack size” option in “FreeRTOS” menu.

CONFIG_ESP_TIMER_IMPL

Hardware timer to use for esp_timer

Found in: Component config > High resolution timer (esp_timer)

esp_timer APIs can be implemented using different hardware timers.

  • “FRC2 (legacy)” implementation has been used in ESP-IDF v2.x - v4.1.

  • “LAC timer of Timer Group 0” implementation is simpler, and has smaller run time overhead because software handling of timer overflow is not needed.

  • “SYSTIMER” implementation is similar to “LAC timer of Timer Group 0” but for ESP32-S2 chip.

Available options:
  • FRC2 (legacy) timer (ESP_TIMER_IMPL_FRC2)

  • LAC timer of Timer Group 0 (ESP_TIMER_IMPL_TG0_LAC)

  • SYSTIMER (ESP_TIMER_IMPL_SYSTIMER)

ESP System Settings

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP_SYSTEM_PANIC

Panic handler behaviour

Found in: Component config > ESP System Settings

If FreeRTOS detects unexpected behaviour or an unhandled exception, the panic handler is invoked. Configure the panic handler’s action here.

Available options:
  • Print registers and halt (ESP_SYSTEM_PANIC_PRINT_HALT)

    Outputs the relevant registers over the serial port and halt the processor. Needs a manual reset to restart.

  • Print registers and reboot (ESP_SYSTEM_PANIC_PRINT_REBOOT)

    Outputs the relevant registers over the serial port and immediately reset the processor.

  • Silent reboot (ESP_SYSTEM_PANIC_SILENT_REBOOT)

    Just resets the processor without outputting anything

  • Invoke GDBStub (ESP_SYSTEM_PANIC_GDBSTUB)

    Invoke gdbstub on the serial port, allowing for gdb to attach to it to do a postmortem of the crash.

CONFIG_ESP_SYSTEM_RTC_EXT_XTAL_BOOTSTRAP_CYCLES

Bootstrap cycles for external 32kHz crystal

Found in: Component config > ESP System Settings

To reduce the startup time of an external RTC crystal, we bootstrap it with a 32kHz square wave for a fixed number of cycles. Setting 0 will disable bootstrapping (if disabled, the crystal may take longer to start up or fail to oscillate under some conditions).

If this value is too high, a faulty crystal may initially start and then fail. If this value is too low, an otherwise good crystal may not start.

To accurately determine if the crystal has started, set a larger “Number of cycles for RTC_SLOW_CLK calibration” (about 3000).

ESP NETIF Adapter

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP_NETIF_IP_LOST_TIMER_INTERVAL

IP Address lost timer interval (seconds)

Found in: Component config > ESP NETIF Adapter

The value of 0 indicates the IP lost timer is disabled, otherwise the timer is enabled.

The IP address may be lost because of some reasons, e.g. when the station disconnects from soft-AP, or when DHCP IP renew fails etc. If the IP lost timer is enabled, it will be started everytime the IP is lost. Event SYSTEM_EVENT_STA_LOST_IP will be raised if the timer expires. The IP lost timer is stopped if the station get the IP again before the timer expires.

CONFIG_ESP_NETIF_USE_TCPIP_STACK_LIB

TCP/IP Stack Library

Found in: Component config > ESP NETIF Adapter

Choose the TCP/IP Stack to work, for example, LwIP, uIP, etc.

Available options:
  • LwIP (ESP_NETIF_TCPIP_LWIP)

    lwIP is a small independent implementation of the TCP/IP protocol suite.

  • Loopback (ESP_NETIF_LOOPBACK)

    Dummy implementation of esp-netif functionality which connects driver transmit to receive function. This option is for testing purpose only

CONFIG_ESP_NETIF_TCPIP_ADAPTER_COMPATIBLE_LAYER

Enable backward compatible tcpip_adapter interface

Found in: Component config > ESP NETIF Adapter

Backward compatible interface to tcpip_adapter is enabled by default to support legacy TCP/IP stack initialisation code. Disable this option to use only esp-netif interface.

ESP32S2-specific

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP32S2_DEFAULT_CPU_FREQ_MHZ

CPU frequency

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

CPU frequency to be set on application startup.

Available options:
  • FPGA (ESP32S2_DEFAULT_CPU_FREQ_FPGA)

  • 80 MHz (ESP32S2_DEFAULT_CPU_FREQ_80)

  • 160 MHz (ESP32S2_DEFAULT_CPU_FREQ_160)

  • 240 MHz (ESP32S2_DEFAULT_CPU_FREQ_240)

Memory protection

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP32S2_MEMPROT_FEATURE

Enable memory protection

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > Memory protection

If enabled, permission control module watches all memory access and fires panic handler if permission violation is detected. This feature automatically splits memory into data and instruction segments and sets Read/Execute permissions for instruction part (below splitting address) and Read/Write permissions for data part (above splitting address). The memory protection is effective on all access through IRAM0 and DRAM0 buses.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_MEMPROT_FEATURE_LOCK

Lock memory protection settings

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > Memory protection > CONFIG_ESP32S2_MEMPROT_FEATURE

Once locked, memory protection settings cannot be changed anymore. The lock is reset only on the chip startup.

Cache config

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP32S2_INSTRUCTION_CACHE_SIZE

Instruction cache size

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > Cache config

Instruction cache size to be set on application startup. If you use 8KB instruction cache rather than 16KB instruction cache, then the other 8KB will be added to the heap.

Available options:
  • 8KB (ESP32S2_INSTRUCTION_CACHE_8KB)

  • 16KB (ESP32S2_INSTRUCTION_CACHE_16KB)

CONFIG_ESP32S2_INSTRUCTION_CACHE_LINE_SIZE

Instruction cache line size

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > Cache config

Instruction cache line size to be set on application startup.

Available options:
  • 16 Bytes (ESP32S2_INSTRUCTION_CACHE_LINE_16B)

  • 32 Bytes (ESP32S2_INSTRUCTION_CACHE_LINE_32B)

CONFIG_ESP32S2_DATA_CACHE_SIZE

Data cache size

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > Cache config

Data cache size to be set on application startup. If you use 0KB data cache, the other 16KB will be added to the heap If you use 8KB data cache rather than 16KB data cache, the other 8KB will be added to the heap

Available options:
  • 0KB (ESP32S2_DATA_CACHE_0KB)

  • 8KB (ESP32S2_DATA_CACHE_8KB)

  • 16KB (ESP32S2_DATA_CACHE_16KB)

CONFIG_ESP32S2_DATA_CACHE_LINE_SIZE

Data cache line size

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > Cache config

Data cache line size to be set on application startup.

Available options:
  • 16 Bytes (ESP32S2_DATA_CACHE_LINE_16B)

  • 32 Bytes (ESP32S2_DATA_CACHE_LINE_32B)

CONFIG_ESP32S2_INSTRUCTION_CACHE_WRAP

Enable instruction cache wrap

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > Cache config

If enabled, instruction cache will use wrap mode to read spi flash (maybe spiram). The wrap length equals to INSTRUCTION_CACHE_LINE_SIZE. However, it depends on complex conditions.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_DATA_CACHE_WRAP

Enable data cache wrap

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > Cache config

If enabled, data cache will use wrap mode to read spiram (maybe spi flash). The wrap length equals to DATA_CACHE_LINE_SIZE. However, it depends on complex conditions.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT

Support for external, SPI-connected RAM

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

This enables support for an external SPI RAM chip, connected in parallel with the main SPI flash chip.

CONFIG_SPIRAM_TYPE

Type of SPI RAM chip in use

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT > SPI RAM config

Available options:
  • Auto-detect (SPIRAM_TYPE_AUTO)

  • ESP-PSRAM16 or APS1604 (SPIRAM_TYPE_ESPPSRAM16)

  • ESP-PSRAM32 or IS25WP032 (SPIRAM_TYPE_ESPPSRAM32)

  • ESP-PSRAM64 or LY68L6400 (SPIRAM_TYPE_ESPPSRAM64)

PSRAM clock and cs IO for ESP32S2

Contains:

CONFIG_DEFAULT_PSRAM_CLK_IO

PSRAM CLK IO number

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT > SPI RAM config > PSRAM clock and cs IO for ESP32S2

The PSRAM CLOCK IO can be any unused GPIO, user can config it based on hardware design.

CONFIG_DEFAULT_PSRAM_CS_IO

PSRAM CS IO number

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT > SPI RAM config > PSRAM clock and cs IO for ESP32S2

The PSRAM CS IO can be any unused GPIO, user can config it based on hardware design.

CONFIG_SPIRAM_FETCH_INSTRUCTIONS

Cache fetch instructions from SPI RAM

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT > SPI RAM config

If enabled, instruction in flash will be copied into SPIRAM. If SPIRAM_RODATA also enabled, you can run the instruction when erasing or programming the flash.

CONFIG_SPIRAM_RODATA

Cache load read only data from SPI RAM

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT > SPI RAM config

If enabled, radata in flash will be copied into SPIRAM. If SPIRAM_FETCH_INSTRUCTIONS also enabled, you can run the instruction when erasing or programming the flash.

CONFIG_SPIRAM_SPEED

Set RAM clock speed

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT > SPI RAM config

Select the speed for the SPI RAM chip.

Available options:
  • 80MHz clock speed (SPIRAM_SPEED_80M)

  • 40Mhz clock speed (SPIRAM_SPEED_40M)

  • 26Mhz clock speed (SPIRAM_SPEED_26M)

  • 20Mhz clock speed (SPIRAM_SPEED_20M)

CONFIG_SPIRAM_BOOT_INIT

Initialize SPI RAM during startup

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT > SPI RAM config

If this is enabled, the SPI RAM will be enabled during initial boot. Unless you have specific requirements, you’ll want to leave this enabled so memory allocated during boot-up can also be placed in SPI RAM.

CONFIG_SPIRAM_IGNORE_NOTFOUND

Ignore PSRAM when not found

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT > SPI RAM config > CONFIG_SPIRAM_BOOT_INIT

Normally, if psram initialization is enabled during compile time but not found at runtime, it is seen as an error making the CPU panic. If this is enabled, booting will complete but no PSRAM will be available.

CONFIG_SPIRAM_USE

SPI RAM access method

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT > SPI RAM config

The SPI RAM can be accessed in multiple methods: by just having it available as an unmanaged memory region in the CPU’s memory map, by integrating it in the heap as ‘special’ memory needing heap_caps_malloc to allocate, or by fully integrating it making malloc() also able to return SPI RAM pointers.

Available options:
  • Integrate RAM into memory map (SPIRAM_USE_MEMMAP)

  • Make RAM allocatable using heap_caps_malloc(…, MALLOC_CAP_SPIRAM) (SPIRAM_USE_CAPS_ALLOC)

  • Make RAM allocatable using malloc() as well (SPIRAM_USE_MALLOC)

CONFIG_SPIRAM_MEMTEST

Run memory test on SPI RAM initialization

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT > SPI RAM config

Runs a rudimentary memory test on initialization. Aborts when memory test fails. Disable this for slightly faster startup.

CONFIG_SPIRAM_MALLOC_ALWAYSINTERNAL

Maximum malloc() size, in bytes, to always put in internal memory

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT > SPI RAM config

If malloc() is capable of also allocating SPI-connected ram, its allocation strategy will prefer to allocate chunks less than this size in internal memory, while allocations larger than this will be done from external RAM. If allocation from the preferred region fails, an attempt is made to allocate from the non-preferred region instead, so malloc() will not suddenly fail when either internal or external memory is full.

CONFIG_SPIRAM_TRY_ALLOCATE_WIFI_LWIP

Try to allocate memories of WiFi and LWIP in SPIRAM firstly. If failed, allocate internal memory

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT > SPI RAM config

Try to allocate memories of WiFi and LWIP in SPIRAM firstly. If failed, try to allocate internal memory then.

CONFIG_SPIRAM_MALLOC_RESERVE_INTERNAL

Reserve this amount of bytes for data that specifically needs to be in DMA or internal memory

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT > SPI RAM config

Because the external/internal RAM allocation strategy is not always perfect, it sometimes may happen that the internal memory is entirely filled up. This causes allocations that are specifically done in internal memory, for example the stack for new tasks or memory to service DMA or have memory that’s also available when SPI cache is down, to fail. This option reserves a pool specifically for requests like that; the memory in this pool is not given out when a normal malloc() is called.

Set this to 0 to disable this feature.

Note that because FreeRTOS stacks are forced to internal memory, they will also use this memory pool; be sure to keep this in mind when adjusting this value.

Note also that the DMA reserved pool may not be one single contiguous memory region, depending on the configured size and the static memory usage of the app.

CONFIG_SPIRAM_ALLOW_BSS_SEG_EXTERNAL_MEMORY

Allow .bss segment placed in external memory

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_SPIRAM_SUPPORT > SPI RAM config

If enabled the option,and add EXT_RAM_ATTR defined your variable,then your variable will be placed in PSRAM instead of internal memory, and placed most of variables of lwip,net802.11,pp,bluedroid library to external memory defaultly.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_TRAX

Use TRAX tracing feature

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

The ESP32S2 contains a feature which allows you to trace the execution path the processor has taken through the program. This is stored in a chunk of 32K (16K for single-processor) of memory that can’t be used for general purposes anymore. Disable this if you do not know what this is.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_UNIVERSAL_MAC_ADDRESSES

Number of universally administered (by IEEE) MAC address

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

Configure the number of universally administered (by IEEE) MAC addresses. During initialization, MAC addresses for each network interface are generated or derived from a single base MAC address. If the number of universal MAC addresses is Two, all interfaces (WiFi station, WiFi softap) receive a universally administered MAC address. They are generated sequentially by adding 0, and 1 (respectively) to the final octet of the base MAC address. If the number of universal MAC addresses is one, only WiFi station receives a universally administered MAC address. It’s generated by adding 0 to the base MAC address. The WiFi softap receives local MAC addresses. It’s derived from the universal WiFi station MAC addresses. When using the default (Espressif-assigned) base MAC address, either setting can be used. When using a custom universal MAC address range, the correct setting will depend on the allocation of MAC addresses in this range (either 1 or 2 per device.)

Available options:
  • One (ESP32S2_UNIVERSAL_MAC_ADDRESSES_ONE)

  • Two (ESP32S2_UNIVERSAL_MAC_ADDRESSES_TWO)

CONFIG_ESP32S2_ULP_COPROC_ENABLED

Enable Ultra Low Power (ULP) Coprocessor

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

Set to ‘y’ if you plan to load a firmware for the coprocessor.

If this option is enabled, further coprocessor configuration will appear in the Components menu.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_ULP_COPROC_RESERVE_MEM

RTC slow memory reserved for coprocessor

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_ULP_COPROC_ENABLED

Bytes of memory to reserve for ULP coprocessor firmware & data.

Data is reserved at the beginning of RTC slow memory.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_ULP_COPROC_RISCV

Enable RISC-V as ULP coprocessor

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_ULP_COPROC_ENABLED

Set this to y to use the RISC-V coprocessor instead of the FSM-ULP.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_DEBUG_OCDAWARE

Make exception and panic handlers JTAG/OCD aware

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

The FreeRTOS panic and unhandled exception handers can detect a JTAG OCD debugger and instead of panicking, have the debugger stop on the offending instruction.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_DEBUG_STUBS_ENABLE

OpenOCD debug stubs

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

Debug stubs are used by OpenOCD to execute pre-compiled onboard code which does some useful debugging, e.g. GCOV data dump.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_BROWNOUT_DET

Hardware brownout detect & reset

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

The ESP32-S2 has a built-in brownout detector which can detect if the voltage is lower than a specific value. If this happens, it will reset the chip in order to prevent unintended behaviour.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_BROWNOUT_DET_LVL_SEL

Brownout voltage level

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_BROWNOUT_DET

The brownout detector will reset the chip when the supply voltage is approximately below this level. Note that there may be some variation of brownout voltage level between each ESP3-S2 chip.

#The voltage levels here are estimates, more work needs to be done to figure out the exact voltages #of the brownout threshold levels.

Available options:
  • 2.44V (ESP32S2_BROWNOUT_DET_LVL_SEL_7)

  • 2.56V (ESP32S2_BROWNOUT_DET_LVL_SEL_6)

  • 2.67V (ESP32S2_BROWNOUT_DET_LVL_SEL_5)

  • 2.84V (ESP32S2_BROWNOUT_DET_LVL_SEL_4)

  • 2.98V (ESP32S2_BROWNOUT_DET_LVL_SEL_3)

  • 3.19V (ESP32S2_BROWNOUT_DET_LVL_SEL_2)

  • 3.30V (ESP32S2_BROWNOUT_DET_LVL_SEL_1)

CONFIG_ESP32S2_TIME_SYSCALL

Timers used for gettimeofday function

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

This setting defines which hardware timers are used to implement ‘gettimeofday’ and ‘time’ functions in C library.

  • If both high-resolution and RTC timers are used, timekeeping will continue in deep sleep. Time will be reported at 1 microsecond resolution. This is the default, and the recommended option.

  • If only high-resolution timer is used, gettimeofday will provide time at microsecond resolution. Time will not be preserved when going into deep sleep mode.

  • If only RTC timer is used, timekeeping will continue in deep sleep, but time will be measured at 6.(6) microsecond resolution. Also the gettimeofday function itself may take longer to run.

  • If no timers are used, gettimeofday and time functions return -1 and set errno to ENOSYS.

  • When RTC is used for timekeeping, two RTC_STORE registers are used to keep time in deep sleep mode.

Available options:
  • RTC and high-resolution timer (ESP32S2_TIME_SYSCALL_USE_RTC_FRC1)

  • RTC (ESP32S2_TIME_SYSCALL_USE_RTC)

  • High-resolution timer (ESP32S2_TIME_SYSCALL_USE_FRC1)

  • None (ESP32S2_TIME_SYSCALL_USE_NONE)

CONFIG_ESP32S2_RTC_CLK_SRC

RTC clock source

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

Choose which clock is used as RTC clock source.

  • “Internal 90kHz oscillator” option provides lowest deep sleep current consumption, and does not require extra external components. However frequency stability with respect to temperature is poor, so time may drift in deep/light sleep modes.

  • “External 32kHz crystal” provides better frequency stability, at the expense of slightly higher (1uA) deep sleep current consumption.

  • “External 32kHz oscillator” allows using 32kHz clock generated by an external circuit. In this case, external clock signal must be connected to 32K_XP pin. Amplitude should be <1.2V in case of sine wave signal, and <1V in case of square wave signal. Common mode voltage should be 0.1 < Vcm < 0.5Vamp, where Vamp is the signal amplitude. Additionally, 1nF capacitor must be connected between 32K_XN pin and ground. 32K_XN pin can not be used as a GPIO in this case.

  • “Internal 8MHz oscillator divided by 256” option results in higher deep sleep current (by 5uA) but has better frequency stability than the internal 90kHz oscillator. It does not require external components.

Available options:
  • Internal 90kHz RC oscillator (ESP32S2_RTC_CLK_SRC_INT_RC)

  • External 32kHz crystal (ESP32S2_RTC_CLK_SRC_EXT_CRYS)

  • External 32kHz oscillator at 32K_XP pin (ESP32S2_RTC_CLK_SRC_EXT_OSC)

  • Internal 8MHz oscillator, divided by 256 (~32kHz) (ESP32S2_RTC_CLK_SRC_INT_8MD256)

CONFIG_ESP32S2_RTC_CLK_CAL_CYCLES

Number of cycles for RTC_SLOW_CLK calibration

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

When the startup code initializes RTC_SLOW_CLK, it can perform calibration by comparing the RTC_SLOW_CLK frequency with main XTAL frequency. This option sets the number of RTC_SLOW_CLK cycles measured by the calibration routine. Higher numbers increase calibration precision, which may be important for applications which spend a lot of time in deep sleep. Lower numbers reduce startup time.

When this option is set to 0, clock calibration will not be performed at startup, and approximate clock frequencies will be assumed:

  • 150000 Hz if internal RC oscillator is used as clock source. For this use value 1024.

  • 32768 Hz if the 32k crystal oscillator is used. For this use value 3000 or more. In case more value will help improve the definition of the launch of the crystal. If the crystal could not start, it will be switched to internal RC.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_RTC_XTAL_CAL_RETRY

Number of attempts to repeat 32k XTAL calibration

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

Number of attempts to repeat 32k XTAL calibration before giving up and switching to the internal RC. Increase this option if the 32k crystal oscillator does not start and switches to internal RC.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_NO_BLOBS

No Binary Blobs

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

If enabled, this disables the linking of binary libraries in the application build. Note that after enabling this Wi-Fi/Bluetooth will not work.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_KEEP_USB_ALIVE

Keep USB peripheral enabled at start up

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

During the application initialization process, all the peripherals except UARTs and timers are reset. Enable this option to keep USB peripheral enabled. This option is automatically enabled if “USB CDC” console is selected.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_RTCDATA_IN_FAST_MEM

Place RTC_DATA_ATTR and RTC_RODATA_ATTR variables into RTC fast memory segment

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

This option allows to place .rtc_data and .rtc_rodata sections into RTC fast memory segment to free the slow memory region for ULP programs.

CONFIG_ESP32S2_USE_FIXED_STATIC_RAM_SIZE

Use fixed static RAM size

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

If this option is disabled, the DRAM part of the heap starts right after the .bss section, within the dram0_0 region. As a result, adding or removing some static variables will change the available heap size.

If this option is enabled, the DRAM part of the heap starts right after the dram0_0 region, where its length is set with ESP32S2_FIXED_STATIC_RAM_SIZE

CONFIG_ESP32S2_FIXED_STATIC_RAM_SIZE

Fixed Static RAM size

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific > CONFIG_ESP32S2_USE_FIXED_STATIC_RAM_SIZE

RAM size dedicated for static variables (.data & .bss sections).

CONFIG_ESP32S2_ALLOW_RTC_FAST_MEM_AS_HEAP

Enable RTC fast memory for dynamic allocations

Found in: Component config > ESP32S2-specific

This config option allows to add RTC fast memory region to system heap with capability similar to that of DRAM region but without DMA. This memory will be consumed first per heap initialization order by early startup services and scheduler related code. Speed wise RTC fast memory operates on APB clock and hence does not have much performance impact.

Power Management

Contains:

CONFIG_PM_ENABLE

Support for power management

Found in: Component config > Power Management

If enabled, application is compiled with support for power management. This option has run-time overhead (increased interrupt latency, longer time to enter idle state), and it also reduces accuracy of RTOS ticks and timers used for timekeeping. Enable this option if application uses power management APIs.

CONFIG_PM_DFS_INIT_AUTO

Enable dynamic frequency scaling (DFS) at startup

Found in: Component config > Power Management > CONFIG_PM_ENABLE

If enabled, startup code configures dynamic frequency scaling. Max CPU frequency is set to CONFIG_ESP32S2_DEFAULT_CPU_FREQ_MHZ setting, min frequency is set to XTAL frequency. If disabled, DFS will not be active until the application configures it using esp_pm_configure function.

CONFIG_PM_PROFILING

Enable profiling counters for PM locks

Found in: Component config > Power Management > CONFIG_PM_ENABLE

If enabled, esp_pm_* functions will keep track of the amount of time each of the power management locks has been held, and esp_pm_dump_locks function will print this information. This feature can be used to analyze which locks are preventing the chip from going into a lower power state, and see what time the chip spends in each power saving mode. This feature does incur some run-time overhead, so should typically be disabled in production builds.

CONFIG_PM_TRACE

Enable debug tracing of PM using GPIOs

Found in: Component config > Power Management > CONFIG_PM_ENABLE

If enabled, some GPIOs will be used to signal events such as RTOS ticks, frequency switching, entry/exit from idle state. Refer to pm_trace.c file for the list of GPIOs. This feature is intended to be used when analyzing/debugging behavior of power management implementation, and should be kept disabled in applications.

Wi-Fi

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_STATIC_RX_BUFFER_NUM

Max number of WiFi static RX buffers

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Set the number of WiFi static RX buffers. Each buffer takes approximately 1.6KB of RAM. The static rx buffers are allocated when esp_wifi_init is called, they are not freed until esp_wifi_deinit is called.

WiFi hardware use these buffers to receive all 802.11 frames. A higher number may allow higher throughput but increases memory use. If ESP32_WIFI_AMPDU_RX_ENABLED is enabled, this value is recommended to set equal or bigger than ESP32_WIFI_RX_BA_WIN in order to achieve better throughput and compatibility with both stations and APs.

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DYNAMIC_RX_BUFFER_NUM

Max number of WiFi dynamic RX buffers

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Set the number of WiFi dynamic RX buffers, 0 means unlimited RX buffers will be allocated (provided sufficient free RAM). The size of each dynamic RX buffer depends on the size of the received data frame.

For each received data frame, the WiFi driver makes a copy to an RX buffer and then delivers it to the high layer TCP/IP stack. The dynamic RX buffer is freed after the higher layer has successfully received the data frame.

For some applications, WiFi data frames may be received faster than the application can process them. In these cases we may run out of memory if RX buffer number is unlimited (0).

If a dynamic RX buffer limit is set, it should be at least the number of static RX buffers.

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_TX_BUFFER

Type of WiFi TX buffers

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Select type of WiFi TX buffers:

If “Static” is selected, WiFi TX buffers are allocated when WiFi is initialized and released when WiFi is de-initialized. The size of each static TX buffer is fixed to about 1.6KB.

If “Dynamic” is selected, each WiFi TX buffer is allocated as needed when a data frame is delivered to the Wifi driver from the TCP/IP stack. The buffer is freed after the data frame has been sent by the WiFi driver. The size of each dynamic TX buffer depends on the length of each data frame sent by the TCP/IP layer.

If PSRAM is enabled, “Static” should be selected to guarantee enough WiFi TX buffers. If PSRAM is disabled, “Dynamic” should be selected to improve the utilization of RAM.

Available options:
  • Static (ESP32_WIFI_STATIC_TX_BUFFER)

  • Dynamic (ESP32_WIFI_DYNAMIC_TX_BUFFER)

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_STATIC_TX_BUFFER_NUM

Max number of WiFi static TX buffers

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Set the number of WiFi static TX buffers. Each buffer takes approximately 1.6KB of RAM. The static RX buffers are allocated when esp_wifi_init() is called, they are not released until esp_wifi_deinit() is called.

For each transmitted data frame from the higher layer TCP/IP stack, the WiFi driver makes a copy of it in a TX buffer. For some applications especially UDP applications, the upper layer can deliver frames faster than WiFi layer can transmit. In these cases, we may run out of TX buffers.

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DYNAMIC_TX_BUFFER_NUM

Max number of WiFi dynamic TX buffers

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Set the number of WiFi dynamic TX buffers. The size of each dynamic TX buffer is not fixed, it depends on the size of each transmitted data frame.

For each transmitted frame from the higher layer TCP/IP stack, the WiFi driver makes a copy of it in a TX buffer. For some applications, especially UDP applications, the upper layer can deliver frames faster than WiFi layer can transmit. In these cases, we may run out of TX buffers.

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_CSI_ENABLED

WiFi CSI(Channel State Information)

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Select this option to enable CSI(Channel State Information) feature. CSI takes about CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_STATIC_RX_BUFFER_NUM KB of RAM. If CSI is not used, it is better to disable this feature in order to save memory.

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_AMPDU_TX_ENABLED

WiFi AMPDU TX

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Select this option to enable AMPDU TX feature

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_TX_BA_WIN

WiFi AMPDU TX BA window size

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi > CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_AMPDU_TX_ENABLED

Set the size of WiFi Block Ack TX window. Generally a bigger value means higher throughput but more memory. Most of time we should NOT change the default value unless special reason, e.g. test the maximum UDP TX throughput with iperf etc. For iperf test in shieldbox, the recommended value is 9~12.

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_AMPDU_RX_ENABLED

WiFi AMPDU RX

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Select this option to enable AMPDU RX feature

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_RX_BA_WIN

WiFi AMPDU RX BA window size

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi > CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_AMPDU_RX_ENABLED

Set the size of WiFi Block Ack RX window. Generally a bigger value means higher throughput and better compatibility but more memory. Most of time we should NOT change the default value unless special reason, e.g. test the maximum UDP RX throughput with iperf etc. For iperf test in shieldbox, the recommended value is 9~12. If PSRAM is used and WiFi memory is prefered to allocat in PSRAM first, the default and minimum value should be 16 to achieve better throughput and compatibility with both stations and APs.

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_NVS_ENABLED

WiFi NVS flash

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Select this option to enable WiFi NVS flash

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_TASK_CORE_ID

WiFi Task Core ID

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Pinned WiFi task to core 0 or core 1.

Available options:
  • Core 0 (ESP32_WIFI_TASK_PINNED_TO_CORE_0)

  • Core 1 (ESP32_WIFI_TASK_PINNED_TO_CORE_1)

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_SOFTAP_BEACON_MAX_LEN

Max length of WiFi SoftAP Beacon

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

ESP-MESH utilizes beacon frames to detect and resolve root node conflicts (see documentation). However the default length of a beacon frame can simultaneously hold only five root node identifier structures, meaning that a root node conflict of up to five nodes can be detected at one time. In the occurence of more root nodes conflict involving more than five root nodes, the conflict resolution process will detect five of the root nodes, resolve the conflict, and re-detect more root nodes. This process will repeat until all root node conflicts are resolved. However this process can generally take a very long time.

To counter this situation, the beacon frame length can be increased such that more root nodes can be detected simultaneously. Each additional root node will require 36 bytes and should be added ontop of the default beacon frame length of 752 bytes. For example, if you want to detect 10 root nodes simultaneously, you need to set the beacon frame length as 932 (752+36*5).

Setting a longer beacon length also assists with debugging as the conflicting root nodes can be identified more quickly.

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_MGMT_SBUF_NUM

WiFi mgmt short buffer number

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Set the number of WiFi management short buffer.

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_ENABLE

Enable WiFi debug log

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Select this option to enable WiFi debug log

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_LEVEL

WiFi debug log level

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi > CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_ENABLE

The WiFi log is divided into the following levels: ERROR,WARNING,INFO,DEBUG,VERBOSE. The ERROR,WARNING,INFO levels are enabled by default, and the DEBUG,VERBOSE levels can be enabled here.

Available options:
  • WiFi Debug Log Debug (ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_DEBUG)

  • WiFi Debug Log Verbose (ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_VERBOSE)

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_MODULE

WiFi debug log module

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi > CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_ENABLE

The WiFi log module contains three parts: WIFI,COEX,MESH. The WIFI module indicates the logs related to WiFi, the COEX module indicates the logs related to WiFi and BT(or BLE) coexist, the MESH module indicates the logs related to Mesh. When ESP32_WIFI_LOG_MODULE_ALL is enabled, all modules are selected.

Available options:
  • WiFi Debug Log Module All (ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_MODULE_ALL)

  • WiFi Debug Log Module WiFi (ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_MODULE_WIFI)

  • WiFi Debug Log Module Coex (ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_MODULE_COEX)

  • WiFi Debug Log Module Mesh (ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_MODULE_MESH)

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_SUBMODULE

WiFi debug log submodule

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi > CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_ENABLE

Enable this option to set the WiFi debug log submodule. Currently the log submodule contains the following parts: INIT,IOCTL,CONN,SCAN. The INIT submodule indicates the initialization process.The IOCTL submodule indicates the API calling process. The CONN submodule indicates the connecting process.The SCAN submodule indicates the scaning process.

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_SUBMODULE_ALL

WiFi Debug Log Submodule All

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi > CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_ENABLE > CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_SUBMODULE

When this option is enabled, all debug submodules are selected.

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_SUBMODULE_INIT
CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_SUBMODULE_IOCTL
CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_SUBMODULE_CONN
CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_DEBUG_LOG_SUBMODULE_SCAN
CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_IRAM_OPT

WiFi IRAM speed optimization

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Select this option to place frequently called Wi-Fi library functions in IRAM. When this option is disabled, more than 10Kbytes of IRAM memory will be saved but Wi-Fi throughput will be reduced.

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_RX_IRAM_OPT

WiFi RX IRAM speed optimization

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Select this option to place frequently called Wi-Fi library RX functions in IRAM. When this option is disabled, more than 17Kbytes of IRAM memory will be saved but Wi-Fi performance will be reduced.

CONFIG_ESP32_WIFI_ENABLE_WPA3_SAE

Enable WPA3-Personal

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi

Select this option to allow the device to establish a WPA3-Personal connection with eligible AP’s. PMF (Protected Management Frames) is a prerequisite feature for a WPA3 connection, it needs to be explicitly configured before attempting connection. Please refer to the Wi-Fi Driver API Guide for details.

PHY

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP32_PHY_INIT_DATA_IN_PARTITION

Use a partition to store PHY init data

Found in: Component config > PHY

If enabled, PHY init data will be loaded from a partition. When using a custom partition table, make sure that PHY data partition is included (type: ‘data’, subtype: ‘phy’). With default partition tables, this is done automatically. If PHY init data is stored in a partition, it has to be flashed there, otherwise runtime error will occur.

If this option is not enabled, PHY init data will be embedded into the application binary.

If unsure, choose ‘n’.

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP32_SUPPORT_MULTIPLE_PHY_INIT_DATA_BIN

Support multiple PHY init data bin

Found in: Component config > PHY > CONFIG_ESP32_PHY_INIT_DATA_IN_PARTITION

If enabled, the corresponding PHY init data type can be automatically switched according to the country code. China’s PHY init data bin is used by default. Can be modified by country information in API esp_wifi_set_country(). The priority of switching the PHY init data type is: 1. Country configured by API esp_wifi_set_country() and the parameter policy is WIFI_COUNTRY_POLICY_MANUAL. 2. Country notified by the connected AP. 3. Country configured by API esp_wifi_set_country() and the parameter policy is WIFI_COUNTRY_POLICY_AUTO.

CONFIG_ESP32_PHY_INIT_DATA_ERROR

Terminate operation when PHY init data error

Found in: Component config > PHY > CONFIG_ESP32_PHY_INIT_DATA_IN_PARTITION > CONFIG_ESP32_SUPPORT_MULTIPLE_PHY_INIT_DATA_BIN

If enabled, when an error occurs while the PHY init data is updated, the program will terminate and restart. If not enabled, the PHY init data will not be updated when an error occurs.

CONFIG_ESP32_PHY_MAX_WIFI_TX_POWER

Max WiFi TX power (dBm)

Found in: Component config > PHY

Set maximum transmit power for WiFi radio. Actual transmit power for high data rates may be lower than this setting.

GDB Stub

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP_GDBSTUB_SUPPORT_TASKS

Enable listing FreeRTOS tasks through GDB Stub

Found in: Component config > GDB Stub

If enabled, GDBStub can supply the list of FreeRTOS tasks to GDB. Thread list can be queried from GDB using ‘info threads’ command. Note that if GDB task lists were corrupted, this feature may not work. If GDBStub fails, try disabling this feature.

CONFIG_ESP_GDBSTUB_MAX_TASKS

Maximum number of tasks supported by GDB Stub

Found in: Component config > GDB Stub > CONFIG_ESP_GDBSTUB_SUPPORT_TASKS

Set the number of tasks which GDB Stub will support.

Ethernet

Contains:

CONFIG_ETH_USE_SPI_ETHERNET

Support SPI to Ethernet Module

Found in: Component config > Ethernet

ESP-IDF can also support some SPI-Ethernet modules.

Contains:

CONFIG_ETH_SPI_ETHERNET_DM9051

Use DM9051

Found in: Component config > Ethernet > CONFIG_ETH_USE_SPI_ETHERNET

DM9051 is a fast Ethernet controller with an SPI interface. It’s also integrated with a 10/100M PHY and MAC. Select to enable DM9051 driver.

CONFIG_ETH_USE_OPENETH

Support OpenCores Ethernet MAC (for use with QEMU)

Found in: Component config > Ethernet

OpenCores Ethernet MAC driver can be used when an ESP-IDF application is executed in QEMU. This driver is not supported when running on a real chip.

Contains:

CONFIG_ETH_OPENETH_DMA_RX_BUFFER_NUM

Number of Ethernet DMA Rx buffers

Found in: Component config > Ethernet > CONFIG_ETH_USE_OPENETH

Number of DMA receive buffers, each buffer is 1600 bytes.

CONFIG_ETH_OPENETH_DMA_TX_BUFFER_NUM

Number of Ethernet DMA Tx buffers

Found in: Component config > Ethernet > CONFIG_ETH_USE_OPENETH

Number of DMA transmit buffers, each buffer is 1600 bytes.

Wi-Fi Provisioning Manager

Contains:

CONFIG_WIFI_PROV_SCAN_MAX_ENTRIES

Max Wi-Fi Scan Result Entries

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi Provisioning Manager

This sets the maximum number of entries of Wi-Fi scan results that will be kept by the provisioning manager

CONFIG_WIFI_PROV_AUTOSTOP_TIMEOUT

Provisioning auto-stop timeout

Found in: Component config > Wi-Fi Provisioning Manager

Time (in seconds) after which the Wi-Fi provisioning manager will auto-stop after connecting to a Wi-Fi network successfully.

Unity unit testing library

Contains:

CONFIG_UNITY_ENABLE_FLOAT

Support for float type

Found in: Component config > Unity unit testing library

If not set, assertions on float arguments will not be available.

CONFIG_UNITY_ENABLE_DOUBLE

Support for double type

Found in: Component config > Unity unit testing library

If not set, assertions on double arguments will not be available.

CONFIG_UNITY_ENABLE_COLOR

Colorize test output

Found in: Component config > Unity unit testing library

If set, Unity will colorize test results using console escape sequences.

CONFIG_UNITY_ENABLE_IDF_TEST_RUNNER

Include ESP-IDF test registration/running helpers

Found in: Component config > Unity unit testing library

If set, then the following features will be available:

  • TEST_CASE macro which performs automatic registration of test functions

  • Functions to run registered test functions: unity_run_all_tests, unity_run_tests_with_filter, unity_run_single_test_by_name.

  • Interactive menu which lists test cases and allows choosing the tests to be run, available via unity_run_menu function.

Disable if a different test registration mechanism is used.

CONFIG_UNITY_ENABLE_FIXTURE

Include Unity test fixture

Found in: Component config > Unity unit testing library

If set, unity_fixture.h header file and associated source files are part of the build. These provide an optional set of macros and functions to implement test groups.

CONFIG_UNITY_ENABLE_BACKTRACE_ON_FAIL

Print a backtrace when a unit test fails

Found in: Component config > Unity unit testing library

If set, the unity framework will print the backtrace information before jumping back to the test menu. The jumping is usually occurs in assert functions such as TEST_ASSERT, TEST_FAIL etc.

TCP Transport

Contains:

CONFIG_WS_BUFFER_SIZE

Websocket transport buffer size

Found in: Component config > TCP Transport

Size of the buffer used for constructing the HTTP Upgrade request during connect

ESP-MQTT Configurations

Contains:

CONFIG_MQTT_PROTOCOL_311

Enable MQTT protocol 3.1.1

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations

If not, this library will use MQTT protocol 3.1

CONFIG_MQTT_TRANSPORT_SSL

Enable MQTT over SSL

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations

Enable MQTT transport over SSL with mbedtls

CONFIG_MQTT_TRANSPORT_WEBSOCKET

Enable MQTT over Websocket

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations

Enable MQTT transport over Websocket.

CONFIG_MQTT_TRANSPORT_WEBSOCKET_SECURE

Enable MQTT over Websocket Secure

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations > CONFIG_MQTT_TRANSPORT_WEBSOCKET

Enable MQTT transport over Websocket Secure.

CONFIG_MQTT_USE_CUSTOM_CONFIG

MQTT Using custom configurations

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations

Custom MQTT configurations.

CONFIG_MQTT_TCP_DEFAULT_PORT

Default MQTT over TCP port

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations > CONFIG_MQTT_USE_CUSTOM_CONFIG

Default MQTT over TCP port

CONFIG_MQTT_SSL_DEFAULT_PORT

Default MQTT over SSL port

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations > CONFIG_MQTT_USE_CUSTOM_CONFIG

Default MQTT over SSL port

CONFIG_MQTT_WS_DEFAULT_PORT

Default MQTT over Websocket port

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations > CONFIG_MQTT_USE_CUSTOM_CONFIG

Default MQTT over Websocket port

CONFIG_MQTT_WSS_DEFAULT_PORT

Default MQTT over Websocket Secure port

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations > CONFIG_MQTT_USE_CUSTOM_CONFIG

Default MQTT over Websocket Secure port

CONFIG_MQTT_BUFFER_SIZE

Default MQTT Buffer Size

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations > CONFIG_MQTT_USE_CUSTOM_CONFIG

This buffer size using for both transmit and receive

CONFIG_MQTT_TASK_STACK_SIZE

MQTT task stack size

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations > CONFIG_MQTT_USE_CUSTOM_CONFIG

MQTT task stack size

CONFIG_MQTT_DISABLE_API_LOCKS

Disable API locks

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations > CONFIG_MQTT_USE_CUSTOM_CONFIG

Default config employs API locks to protect internal structures. It is possible to disable these locks if the user code doesn’t access MQTT API from multiple concurrent tasks

CONFIG_MQTT_TASK_PRIORITY

MQTT task priority

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations > CONFIG_MQTT_USE_CUSTOM_CONFIG

MQTT task priority. Higher number denotes higher priority.

CONFIG_MQTT_TASK_CORE_SELECTION_ENABLED

Enable MQTT task core selection

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations

This will enable core selection

CONFIG_MQTT_TASK_CORE_SELECTION

Core to use ?

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations > CONFIG_MQTT_TASK_CORE_SELECTION_ENABLED

Available options:
  • Core 0 (MQTT_USE_CORE_0)

  • Core 1 (MQTT_USE_CORE_1)

CONFIG_MQTT_CUSTOM_OUTBOX

Enable custom outbox implementation

Found in: Component config > ESP-MQTT Configurations

Set to true if a specific implementation of message outbox is needed (e.g. persistant outbox in NVM or similar).

Modbus configuration

Contains:

CONFIG_FMB_COMM_MODE_TCP_EN

Enable Modbus stack support for TCP communication mode

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

Enable Modbus TCP option for stack.

CONFIG_FMB_TCP_PORT_DEFAULT

Modbus TCP port number

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration > CONFIG_FMB_COMM_MODE_TCP_EN

Modbus default port number used by Modbus TCP stack

CONFIG_FMB_TCP_PORT_MAX_CONN

Maximum allowed connections for TCP stack

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration > CONFIG_FMB_COMM_MODE_TCP_EN

Maximum allowed connections number for Modbus TCP stack. This is used by Modbus master and slave port layer to establish connections. This parameter may decrease performance of Modbus stack and can cause increasing of processing time (increase only if absolutely necessary).

CONFIG_FMB_TCP_CONNECTION_TOUT_SEC

Modbus TCP connection timeout

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration > CONFIG_FMB_COMM_MODE_TCP_EN

Modbus TCP connection timeout in seconds. Once expired the current connection with the client will be closed and Modbus slave will be waiting for new connection to accept.

CONFIG_FMB_COMM_MODE_RTU_EN

Enable Modbus stack support for RTU mode

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

Enable RTU Modbus communication mode option for Modbus serial stack.

CONFIG_FMB_COMM_MODE_ASCII_EN

Enable Modbus stack support for ASCII mode

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

Enable ASCII Modbus communication mode option for Modbus serial stack.

CONFIG_FMB_MASTER_TIMEOUT_MS_RESPOND

Slave respond timeout (Milliseconds)

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

If master sends a frame which is not broadcast, it has to wait sometime for slave response. if slave is not respond in this time, the master will process timeout error.

CONFIG_FMB_MASTER_DELAY_MS_CONVERT

Slave conversion delay (Milliseconds)

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

If master sends a broadcast frame, it has to wait conversion time to delay, then master can send next frame.

CONFIG_FMB_QUEUE_LENGTH

Modbus serial task queue length

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

Modbus serial driver queue length. It is used by event queue task. See the serial driver API for more information.

CONFIG_FMB_PORT_TASK_STACK_SIZE

Modbus port task stack size

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

Modbus port task stack size for rx/tx event processing. It may be adjusted when debugging is enabled (for example).

CONFIG_FMB_SERIAL_BUF_SIZE

Modbus serial task RX/TX buffer size

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

Modbus serial task RX and TX buffer size for UART driver initialization. This buffer is used for modbus frame transfer. The Modbus protocol maximum frame size is 256 bytes. Bigger size can be used for non standard implementations.

CONFIG_FMB_SERIAL_ASCII_BITS_PER_SYMB

Number of data bits per ASCII character

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

This option defines the number of data bits per ASCII character.

CONFIG_FMB_SERIAL_ASCII_TIMEOUT_RESPOND_MS

Response timeout for ASCII communication mode (ms)

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

This option defines response timeout of slave in milliseconds for ASCII communication mode. Thus the timeout will expire and allow the master program to handle the error.

CONFIG_FMB_PORT_TASK_PRIO

Modbus port task priority

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

Modbus port data processing task priority. The priority of Modbus controller task is equal to (CONFIG_FMB_PORT_TASK_PRIO - 1).

CONFIG_FMB_CONTROLLER_SLAVE_ID_SUPPORT

Modbus controller slave ID support

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

Modbus slave ID support enable. When enabled the Modbus <Report Slave ID> command is supported by stack.

CONFIG_FMB_CONTROLLER_SLAVE_ID

Modbus controller slave ID

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration > CONFIG_FMB_CONTROLLER_SLAVE_ID_SUPPORT

Modbus slave ID value to identify modbus device in the network using <Report Slave ID> command. Most significant byte of ID is used as short device ID and other three bytes used as long ID.

CONFIG_FMB_CONTROLLER_NOTIFY_TIMEOUT

Modbus controller notification timeout (ms)

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

Modbus controller notification timeout in milliseconds. This timeout is used to send notification about accessed parameters.

CONFIG_FMB_CONTROLLER_NOTIFY_QUEUE_SIZE

Modbus controller notification queue size

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

Modbus controller notification queue size. The notification queue is used to get information about accessed parameters.

CONFIG_FMB_CONTROLLER_STACK_SIZE

Modbus controller stack size

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

Modbus controller task stack size. The Stack size may be adjusted when debug mode is used which requires more stack size (for example).

CONFIG_FMB_EVENT_QUEUE_TIMEOUT

Modbus stack event queue timeout (ms)

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

Modbus stack event queue timeout in milliseconds. This may help to optimize Modbus stack event processing time.

CONFIG_FMB_TIMER_PORT_ENABLED

Modbus slave stack use timer for 3.5T symbol time measurement

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

If this option is set the Modbus stack uses timer for T3.5 time measurement. Else the internal UART TOUT timeout is used for 3.5T symbol time measurement.

CONFIG_FMB_TIMER_GROUP

Modbus Timer group number

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

Modbus Timer group number that is used for timeout measurement.

CONFIG_FMB_TIMER_INDEX

Modbus Timer index in the group

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

Modbus Timer Index in the group that is used for timeout measurement.

CONFIG_FMB_TIMER_ISR_IN_IRAM

Place timer interrupt handler into IRAM

Found in: Component config > Modbus configuration

This option places Modbus timer IRQ handler into IRAM. This allows to avoid delays related to processing of non-IRAM-safe interrupts during a flash write operation (NVS updating a value, or some other flash API which has to perform an read/write operation and disable CPU cache). This option has dependency with the UART_ISR_IN_IRAM option which places UART interrupt handler into IRAM to prevent delays related to processing of UART events.

ESP HTTPS server

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP_HTTPS_SERVER_ENABLE

Enable ESP_HTTPS_SERVER component

Found in: Component config > ESP HTTPS server

Enable ESP HTTPS server component

ESP HTTPS OTA

Contains:

CONFIG_OTA_ALLOW_HTTP

Allow HTTP for OTA (WARNING: ONLY FOR TESTING PURPOSE, READ HELP)

Found in: Component config > ESP HTTPS OTA

It is highly recommended to keep HTTPS (along with server certificate validation) enabled. Enabling this option comes with potential risk of: - Non-encrypted communication channel with server - Accepting firmware upgrade image from server with fake identity

HTTP Server

Contains:

CONFIG_HTTPD_MAX_REQ_HDR_LEN

Max HTTP Request Header Length

Found in: Component config > HTTP Server

This sets the maximum supported size of headers section in HTTP request packet to be processed by the server

CONFIG_HTTPD_MAX_URI_LEN

Max HTTP URI Length

Found in: Component config > HTTP Server

This sets the maximum supported size of HTTP request URI to be processed by the server

CONFIG_HTTPD_ERR_RESP_NO_DELAY

Use TCP_NODELAY socket option when sending HTTP error responses

Found in: Component config > HTTP Server

Using TCP_NODEALY socket option ensures that HTTP error response reaches the client before the underlying socket is closed. Please note that turning this off may cause multiple test failures

CONFIG_HTTPD_PURGE_BUF_LEN

Length of temporary buffer for purging data

Found in: Component config > HTTP Server

This sets the size of the temporary buffer used to receive and discard any remaining data that is received from the HTTP client in the request, but not processed as part of the server HTTP request handler.

If the remaining data is larger than the available buffer size, the buffer will be filled in multiple iterations. The buffer should be small enough to fit on the stack, but large enough to avoid excessive iterations.

CONFIG_HTTPD_LOG_PURGE_DATA

Log purged content data at Debug level

Found in: Component config > HTTP Server

Enabling this will log discarded binary HTTP request data at Debug level. For large content data this may not be desirable as it will clutter the log.

CONFIG_HTTPD_WS_SUPPORT

WebSocket server support

Found in: Component config > HTTP Server

This sets the WebSocket server support.

Event Loop Library

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP_EVENT_LOOP_PROFILING

Enable event loop profiling

Found in: Component config > Event Loop Library

Enables collections of statistics in the event loop library such as the number of events posted to/recieved by an event loop, number of callbacks involved, number of events dropped to to a full event loop queue, run time of event handlers, and number of times/run time of each event handler.

CONFIG_ESP_EVENT_POST_FROM_ISR

Support posting events from ISRs

Found in: Component config > Event Loop Library

Enable posting events from interrupt handlers.

CONFIG_ESP_EVENT_POST_FROM_IRAM_ISR

Support posting events from ISRs placed in IRAM

Found in: Component config > Event Loop Library > CONFIG_ESP_EVENT_POST_FROM_ISR

Enable posting events from interrupt handlers placed in IRAM. Enabling this option places API functions esp_event_post and esp_event_post_to in IRAM.

eFuse Bit Manager

Contains:

CONFIG_EFUSE_CUSTOM_TABLE

Use custom eFuse table

Found in: Component config > eFuse Bit Manager

Allows to generate a structure for eFuse from the CSV file.

CONFIG_EFUSE_CUSTOM_TABLE_FILENAME

Custom eFuse CSV file

Found in: Component config > eFuse Bit Manager > CONFIG_EFUSE_CUSTOM_TABLE

Name of the custom eFuse CSV filename. This path is evaluated relative to the project root directory.

CONFIG_EFUSE_VIRTUAL

Simulate eFuse operations in RAM

Found in: Component config > eFuse Bit Manager

All read and writes operations are redirected to RAM instead of eFuse registers. If this option is set, all permanent changes (via eFuse) are disabled. Log output will state changes which would be applied, but they will not be.

ESP-ASIO

Contains:

CONFIG_ASIO_SSL_SUPPORT

Enable SSL/TLS support of ASIO

Found in: Component config > ESP-ASIO

Enable support for basic SSL/TLS features, available for mbedTLS/OpenSSL as well as wolfSSL TLS library.

CONFIG_ASIO_SSL_LIBRARY_CHOICE

Choose SSL/TLS library for ESP-TLS (See help for more Info)

Found in: Component config > ESP-ASIO > CONFIG_ASIO_SSL_SUPPORT

The ASIO support multiple backend TLS libraries. Currently the mbedTLS with a thin ESP-OpenSSL port layer (default choice) and WolfSSL are supported. Different TLS libraries may support different features and have different resource usage. Consult the ESP-TLS documentation in ESP-IDF Programming guide for more details.

Available options:
  • esp-openssl (ASIO_USE_ESP_OPENSSL)

  • wolfSSL (License info in wolfSSL directory README) (ASIO_USE_ESP_WOLFSSL)

Supplicant

Contains:

CONFIG_WPA_MBEDTLS_CRYPTO

Use MbedTLS crypto API’s

Found in: Component config > Supplicant

Select this option to use MbedTLS crypto API’s which utilize hardware acceleration.

CONFIG_WPA_DEBUG_PRINT

Print debug messages from WPA Supplicant

Found in: Component config > Supplicant

Select this option to print logging information from WPA supplicant, this includes handshake information and key hex dumps depending on the project logging level.

Enabling this could increase the build size ~60kb depending on the project logging level.

CONFIG_WPA_TESTING_OPTIONS

Add DPP testing code

Found in: Component config > Supplicant

Select this to enable unity test for DPP.

CONFIG_WPA_WPS_WARS

Add WPS Inter operatability Fixes

Found in: Component config > Supplicant

Select this option to enable WPS related IOT fixes with different APs. This option fixes IOT related issues with APs which do not follow some of the standards of WPS-2.0 specification. These do not include any of the security related bypassing, just simple configuration corrections.

Current fixes under this flag. 1. Allow NULL-padded WPS attributes: Some APs keep NULL-padding at the end of some variable length WPS Attributes. This is not as par the WPS2.0 specs, but to avoid interop issues, ignore the padding by reducing the attribute length by 1. 2. Bypass WPS-Config method validation: Some APs set display/pbc button bit without setting virtual/phycial display/button bit which will cause M2 validation fail, bypassing WPS-Config method validation.

Wear Levelling

Contains:

CONFIG_WL_SECTOR_SIZE

Wear Levelling library sector size

Found in: Component config > Wear Levelling

Sector size used by wear levelling library. You can set default sector size or size that will fit to the flash device sector size.

With sector size set to 4096 bytes, wear levelling library is more efficient. However if FAT filesystem is used on top of wear levelling library, it will need more temporary storage: 4096 bytes for each mounted filesystem and 4096 bytes for each opened file.

With sector size set to 512 bytes, wear levelling library will perform more operations with flash memory, but less RAM will be used by FAT filesystem library (512 bytes for the filesystem and 512 bytes for each file opened).

Available options:
  • 512 (WL_SECTOR_SIZE_512)

  • 4096 (WL_SECTOR_SIZE_4096)

CONFIG_WL_SECTOR_MODE

Sector store mode

Found in: Component config > Wear Levelling

Specify the mode to store data into flash:

  • In Performance mode a data will be stored to the RAM and then stored back to the flash. Compared to the Safety mode, this operation is faster, but if power will be lost when erase sector operation is in progress, then the data from complete flash device sector will be lost.

  • In Safety mode data from complete flash device sector will be read from flash, modified, and then stored back to flash. Compared to the Performance mode, this operation is slower, but if power is lost during erase sector operation, then the data from full flash device sector will not be lost.

Available options:
  • Perfomance (WL_SECTOR_MODE_PERF)

  • Safety (WL_SECTOR_MODE_SAFE)

Virtual file system

Contains:

CONFIG_VFS_SUPPORT_IO

Provide basic I/O functions

Found in: Component config > Virtual file system

If enabled, the following functions are provided by the VFS component.

open, close, read, write, pread, pwrite, lseek, fstat, fsync, ioctl, fcntl

Filesystem drivers can then be registered to handle these functions for specific paths.

Disabling this option can save memory when the support for these functions is not required.

CONFIG_VFS_SUPPORT_DIR

Provide directory related functions

Found in: Component config > Virtual file system > CONFIG_VFS_SUPPORT_IO

If enabled, the following functions are provided by the VFS component.

stat, link, unlink, rename, utime, access, truncate, rmdir, mkdir, opendir, closedir, readdir, readdir_r, seekdir, telldir, rewinddir

Filesystem drivers can then be registered to handle these functions for specific paths.

Disabling this option can save memory when the support for these functions is not required.

CONFIG_VFS_SUPPORT_SELECT

Provide select function

Found in: Component config > Virtual file system > CONFIG_VFS_SUPPORT_IO

If enabled, select function is provided by the VFS component, and can be used on peripheral file descriptors (such as UART) and sockets at the same time.

If disabled, the default select implementation will be provided by LWIP for sockets only.

Disabling this option can reduce code size if support for “select” on UART file descriptors is not required.

CONFIG_VFS_SUPPRESS_SELECT_DEBUG_OUTPUT

Suppress select() related debug outputs

Found in: Component config > Virtual file system > CONFIG_VFS_SUPPORT_IO > CONFIG_VFS_SUPPORT_SELECT

Select() related functions might produce an unconveniently lot of debug outputs when one sets the default log level to DEBUG or higher. It is possible to suppress these debug outputs by enabling this option.

CONFIG_VFS_SUPPORT_TERMIOS

Provide termios.h functions

Found in: Component config > Virtual file system > CONFIG_VFS_SUPPORT_IO

Disabling this option can save memory when the support for termios.h is not required.

CONFIG_VFS_SEMIHOSTFS_MAX_MOUNT_POINTS

Host FS: Maximum number of the host filesystem mount points

Found in: Component config > Virtual file system > CONFIG_VFS_SUPPORT_IO > Host File System I/O (Semihosting)

Define maximum number of host filesystem mount points.

CONFIG_VFS_SEMIHOSTFS_HOST_PATH_MAX_LEN

Host FS: Maximum path length for the host base directory

Found in: Component config > Virtual file system > CONFIG_VFS_SUPPORT_IO > Host File System I/O (Semihosting)

Define maximum path length for the host base directory which is to be mounted. If host path passed to esp_vfs_semihost_register() is longer than this value it will be truncated.

SPIFFS Configuration

Contains:

CONFIG_SPIFFS_MAX_PARTITIONS

Maximum Number of Partitions

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration

Define maximum number of partitions that can be mounted.

SPIFFS Cache Configuration

Contains:

CONFIG_SPIFFS_CACHE

Enable SPIFFS Cache

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration > SPIFFS Cache Configuration

Enables/disable memory read caching of nucleus file system operations.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_CACHE_WR

Enable SPIFFS Write Caching

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration > SPIFFS Cache Configuration > CONFIG_SPIFFS_CACHE

Enables memory write caching for file descriptors in hydrogen.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_CACHE_STATS

Enable SPIFFS Cache Statistics

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration > SPIFFS Cache Configuration > CONFIG_SPIFFS_CACHE

Enable/disable statistics on caching. Debug/test purpose only.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_PAGE_CHECK

Enable SPIFFS Page Check

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration

Always check header of each accessed page to ensure consistent state. If enabled it will increase number of reads from flash, especially if cache is disabled.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_GC_MAX_RUNS

Set Maximum GC Runs

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration

Define maximum number of GC runs to perform to reach desired free pages.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_GC_STATS

Enable SPIFFS GC Statistics

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration

Enable/disable statistics on gc. Debug/test purpose only.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_PAGE_SIZE

SPIFFS logical page size

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration

Logical page size of SPIFFS partition, in bytes. Must be multiple of flash page size (which is usually 256 bytes). Larger page sizes reduce overhead when storing large files, and improve filesystem performance when reading large files. Smaller page sizes reduce overhead when storing small (< page size) files.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_OBJ_NAME_LEN

Set SPIFFS Maximum Name Length

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration

Object name maximum length. Note that this length include the zero-termination character, meaning maximum string of characters can at most be SPIFFS_OBJ_NAME_LEN - 1.

SPIFFS_OBJ_NAME_LEN + SPIFFS_META_LENGTH should not exceed SPIFFS_PAGE_SIZE - 64.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_USE_MAGIC

Enable SPIFFS Filesystem Magic

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration

Enable this to have an identifiable spiffs filesystem. This will look for a magic in all sectors to determine if this is a valid spiffs system or not at mount time.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_USE_MAGIC_LENGTH

Enable SPIFFS Filesystem Length Magic

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration > CONFIG_SPIFFS_USE_MAGIC

If this option is enabled, the magic will also be dependent on the length of the filesystem. For example, a filesystem configured and formatted for 4 megabytes will not be accepted for mounting with a configuration defining the filesystem as 2 megabytes.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_META_LENGTH

Size of per-file metadata field

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration

This option sets the number of extra bytes stored in the file header. These bytes can be used in an application-specific manner. Set this to at least 4 bytes to enable support for saving file modification time.

SPIFFS_OBJ_NAME_LEN + SPIFFS_META_LENGTH should not exceed SPIFFS_PAGE_SIZE - 64.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_USE_MTIME

Save file modification time

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration

If enabled, then the first 4 bytes of per-file metadata will be used to store file modification time (mtime), accessible through stat/fstat functions. Modification time is updated when the file is opened.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_MTIME_WIDE_64_BITS

The time field occupies 64 bits in the image instead of 32 bits

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration

If this option is not set, the time field is 32 bits (up to 2106 year), otherwise it is 64 bits and make sure it matches SPIFFS_META_LENGTH. If the chip already has the spiffs image with the time field = 32 bits then this option cannot be applied in this case. Erase it first before using this option. To resolve the Y2K38 problem for the spiffs, use a toolchain with support time_t 64 bits (see SDK_TOOLCHAIN_SUPPORTS_TIME_WIDE_64_BITS).

Debug Configuration

Contains:

CONFIG_SPIFFS_DBG

Enable general SPIFFS debug

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration > Debug Configuration

Enabling this option will print general debug mesages to the console.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_API_DBG

Enable SPIFFS API debug

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration > Debug Configuration

Enabling this option will print API debug mesages to the console.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_GC_DBG

Enable SPIFFS Garbage Cleaner debug

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration > Debug Configuration

Enabling this option will print GC debug mesages to the console.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_CACHE_DBG

Enable SPIFFS Cache debug

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration > Debug Configuration

Enabling this option will print cache debug mesages to the console.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_CHECK_DBG

Enable SPIFFS Filesystem Check debug

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration > Debug Configuration

Enabling this option will print Filesystem Check debug mesages to the console.

CONFIG_SPIFFS_TEST_VISUALISATION

Enable SPIFFS Filesystem Visualization

Found in: Component config > SPIFFS Configuration > Debug Configuration

Enable this option to enable SPIFFS_vis function in the API.

SPI Flash driver

Contains:

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_VERIFY_WRITE

Verify SPI flash writes

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver

If this option is enabled, any time SPI flash is written then the data will be read back and verified. This can catch hardware problems with SPI flash, or flash which was not erased before verification.

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_LOG_FAILED_WRITE

Log errors if verification fails

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver > CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_VERIFY_WRITE

If this option is enabled, if SPI flash write verification fails then a log error line will be written with the address, expected & actual values. This can be useful when debugging hardware SPI flash problems.

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_WARN_SETTING_ZERO_TO_ONE

Log warning if writing zero bits to ones

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver > CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_VERIFY_WRITE

If this option is enabled, any SPI flash write which tries to set zero bits in the flash to ones will log a warning. Such writes will not result in the requested data appearing identically in flash once written, as SPI NOR flash can only set bits to one when an entire sector is erased. After erasing, individual bits can only be written from one to zero.

Note that some software (such as SPIFFS) which is aware of SPI NOR flash may write one bits as an optimisation, relying on the data in flash becoming a bitwise AND of the new data and any existing data. Such software will log spurious warnings if this option is enabled.

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_ENABLE_COUNTERS

Enable operation counters

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver

This option enables the following APIs:

  • spi_flash_reset_counters

  • spi_flash_dump_counters

  • spi_flash_get_counters

These APIs may be used to collect performance data for spi_flash APIs and to help understand behaviour of libraries which use SPI flash.

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_ROM_DRIVER_PATCH

Enable SPI flash ROM driver patched functions

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver

Enable this flag to use patched versions of SPI flash ROM driver functions. This option is needed to write to flash on ESP32-D2WD, and any configuration where external SPI flash is connected to non-default pins.

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_DANGEROUS_WRITE

Writing to dangerous flash regions

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver

SPI flash APIs can optionally abort or return a failure code if erasing or writing addresses that fall at the beginning of flash (covering the bootloader and partition table) or that overlap the app partition that contains the running app.

It is not recommended to ever write to these regions from an IDF app, and this check prevents logic errors or corrupted firmware memory from damaging these regions.

Note that this feature *does not* check calls to the esp_rom_xxx SPI flash ROM functions. These functions should not be called directly from IDF applications.

Available options:
  • Aborts (SPI_FLASH_DANGEROUS_WRITE_ABORTS)

  • Fails (SPI_FLASH_DANGEROUS_WRITE_FAILS)

  • Allowed (SPI_FLASH_DANGEROUS_WRITE_ALLOWED)

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_USE_LEGACY_IMPL

Use the legacy implementation before IDF v4.0

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver

The implementation of SPI flash has been greatly changed in IDF v4.0. Enable this option to use the legacy implementation.

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_BYPASS_BLOCK_ERASE

Bypass a block erase and always do sector erase

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver

Some flash chips can have very high “max” erase times, especially for block erase (32KB or 64KB). This option allows to bypass “block erase” and always do sector erase commands. This will be much slower overall in most cases, but improves latency for other code to run.

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_YIELD_DURING_ERASE

Enables yield operation during flash erase

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver

This allows to yield the CPUs between erase commands. Prevents starvation of other tasks.

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_ERASE_YIELD_DURATION_MS

Duration of erasing to yield CPUs (ms)

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver > CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_YIELD_DURING_ERASE

If a duration of one erase command is large then it will yield CPUs after finishing a current command.

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_ERASE_YIELD_TICKS

CPU release time (tick)

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver > CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_YIELD_DURING_ERASE

Defines how many ticks will be before returning to continue a erasing.

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_WRITE_CHUNK_SIZE

Flash write chunk size

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver

Flash write is broken down in terms of multiple (smaller) write operations. This configuration options helps to set individual write chunk size, smaller value here ensures that cache (and non-IRAM resident interrupts) remains disabled for shorter duration.

Auto-detect flash chips

Contains:

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_SUPPORT_ISSI_CHIP

ISSI

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver > Auto-detect flash chips

Enable this to support auto detection of ISSI chips if chip vendor not directly given by chip\_drv member of the chip struct. This adds support for variant chips, however will extend detecting time.

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_SUPPORT_MXIC_CHIP

MXIC

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver > Auto-detect flash chips

Enable this to support auto detection of MXIC chips if chip vendor not directly given by chip\_drv member of the chip struct. This adds support for variant chips, however will extend detecting time.

CONFIG_SPI_FLASH_SUPPORT_GD_CHIP

GigaDevice

Found in: Component config > SPI Flash driver > Auto-detect flash chips

Enable this to support auto detection of GD (GigaDevice) chips if chip vendor not directly given by chip\_drv member of the chip struct. If you are using Wrover modules, please don’t disable this, otherwise your flash may not work in 4-bit mode.

This adds support for variant chips, however will extend detecting time and image size. Note that the default chip driver supports the GD chips with product ID 60H.

PThreads

Contains:

CONFIG_PTHREAD_TASK_PRIO_DEFAULT

Default task priority

Found in: Component config > PThreads

Priority used to create new tasks with default pthread parameters.

CONFIG_PTHREAD_TASK_STACK_SIZE_DEFAULT

Default task stack size

Found in: Component config > PThreads

Stack size used to create new tasks with default pthread parameters.

CONFIG_PTHREAD_STACK_MIN

Minimum allowed pthread stack size

Found in: Component config > PThreads

Minimum allowed pthread stack size set in attributes passed to pthread_create

CONFIG_PTHREAD_TASK_CORE_DEFAULT

Default pthread core affinity

Found in: Component config > PThreads

The default core to which pthreads are pinned.

Available options:
  • No affinity (PTHREAD_DEFAULT_CORE_NO_AFFINITY)

  • Core 0 (PTHREAD_DEFAULT_CORE_0)

  • Core 1 (PTHREAD_DEFAULT_CORE_1)

CONFIG_PTHREAD_TASK_NAME_DEFAULT

Default name of pthreads

Found in: Component config > PThreads

The default name of pthreads.

OpenSSL

Contains:

CONFIG_OPENSSL_DEBUG

Enable OpenSSL debugging

Found in: Component config > OpenSSL

Enable OpenSSL debugging function.

If the option is enabled, “SSL_DEBUG” works.

CONFIG_OPENSSL_ERROR_STACK

Enable OpenSSL error structure

Found in: Component config > OpenSSL

Enable OpenSSL Error reporting

CONFIG_OPENSSL_DEBUG_LEVEL

OpenSSL debugging level

Found in: Component config > OpenSSL

OpenSSL debugging level.

Only function whose debugging level is higher than “OPENSSL_DEBUG_LEVEL” works.

For example: If OPENSSL_DEBUG_LEVEL = 2, you use function “SSL_DEBUG(1, “malloc failed”)”. Because 1 < 2, it will not print.

CONFIG_OPENSSL_LOWLEVEL_DEBUG

Enable OpenSSL low-level module debugging

Found in: Component config > OpenSSL

If the option is enabled, low-level module debugging function of OpenSSL is enabled, e.g. mbedtls internal debugging function.

CONFIG_OPENSSL_ASSERT

Select OpenSSL assert function

Found in: Component config > OpenSSL

OpenSSL function needs “assert” function to check if input parameters are valid.

If you want to use assert debugging function, “OPENSSL_DEBUG” should be enabled.

Available options:
  • Do nothing (OPENSSL_ASSERT_DO_NOTHING)

    Do nothing and “SSL_ASSERT” does not work.

  • Check and exit (OPENSSL_ASSERT_EXIT)

    Enable assert exiting, it will check and return error code.

  • Show debugging message (OPENSSL_ASSERT_DEBUG)

    Enable assert debugging, it will check and show debugging message.

  • Show debugging message and exit (OPENSSL_ASSERT_DEBUG_EXIT)

    Enable assert debugging and exiting, it will check, show debugging message and return error code.

  • Show debugging message and block (OPENSSL_ASSERT_DEBUG_BLOCK)

    Enable assert debugging and blocking, it will check, show debugging message and block by “while (1);”.

NVS

Contains:

CONFIG_NVS_ENCRYPTION

Enable NVS encryption

Found in: Component config > NVS

This option enables encryption for NVS. When enabled, AES-XTS is used to encrypt the complete NVS data, except the page headers. It requires XTS encryption keys to be stored in an encrypted partition. This means enabling flash encryption is a pre-requisite for this feature.

Newlib

Contains:

CONFIG_NEWLIB_STDOUT_LINE_ENDING

Line ending for UART output

Found in: Component config > Newlib

This option allows configuring the desired line endings sent to UART when a newline (‘n’, LF) appears on stdout. Three options are possible:

CRLF: whenever LF is encountered, prepend it with CR

LF: no modification is applied, stdout is sent as is

CR: each occurence of LF is replaced with CR

This option doesn’t affect behavior of the UART driver (drivers/uart.h).

Available options:
  • CRLF (NEWLIB_STDOUT_LINE_ENDING_CRLF)

  • LF (NEWLIB_STDOUT_LINE_ENDING_LF)

  • CR (NEWLIB_STDOUT_LINE_ENDING_CR)

CONFIG_NEWLIB_STDIN_LINE_ENDING

Line ending for UART input

Found in: Component config > Newlib

This option allows configuring which input sequence on UART produces a newline (‘n’, LF) on stdin. Three options are possible:

CRLF: CRLF is converted to LF

LF: no modification is applied, input is sent to stdin as is

CR: each occurence of CR is replaced with LF

This option doesn’t affect behavior of the UART driver (drivers/uart.h).

Available options:
  • CRLF (NEWLIB_STDIN_LINE_ENDING_CRLF)

  • LF (NEWLIB_STDIN_LINE_ENDING_LF)

  • CR (NEWLIB_STDIN_LINE_ENDING_CR)

CONFIG_NEWLIB_NANO_FORMAT

Enable ‘nano’ formatting options for printf/scanf family

Found in: Component config > Newlib

ESP32 ROM contains parts of newlib C library, including printf/scanf family of functions. These functions have been compiled with so-called “nano” formatting option. This option doesn’t support 64-bit integer formats and C99 features, such as positional arguments.

For more details about “nano” formatting option, please see newlib readme file, search for ‘–enable-newlib-nano-formatted-io’: https://sourceware.org/newlib/README

If this option is enabled, build system will use functions available in ROM, reducing the application binary size. Functions available in ROM run faster than functions which run from flash. Functions available in ROM can also run when flash instruction cache is disabled.

If you need 64-bit integer formatting support or C99 features, keep this option disabled.

mDNS

Contains:

CONFIG_MDNS_MAX_SERVICES

Max number of services

Found in: Component config > mDNS

Services take up a certain amount of memory, and allowing fewer services to be open at the same time conserves memory. Specify the maximum amount of services here. The valid value is from 1 to 64.

CONFIG_MDNS_TASK_PRIORITY

mDNS task priority

Found in: Component config > mDNS

Allows setting mDNS task priority. Please do not set the task priority higher than priorities of system tasks. Compile time warning/error would be emitted if the chosen task priority were too high.

CONFIG_MDNS_TASK_STACK_SIZE

mDNS task stack size

Found in: Component config > mDNS

Allows setting mDNS task stacksize.

CONFIG_MDNS_TASK_AFFINITY

mDNS task affinity

Found in: Component config > mDNS

Allows setting mDNS tasks affinity, i.e. whether the task is pinned to CPU0, pinned to CPU1, or allowed to run on any CPU.

Available options:
  • No affinity (MDNS_TASK_AFFINITY_NO_AFFINITY)

  • CPU0 (MDNS_TASK_AFFINITY_CPU0)

  • CPU1 (MDNS_TASK_AFFINITY_CPU1)

CONFIG_MDNS_SERVICE_ADD_TIMEOUT_MS

mDNS adding service timeout (ms)

Found in: Component config > mDNS

Configures timeout for adding a new mDNS service. Adding a service fails if could not be completed within this time.

CONFIG_MDNS_TIMER_PERIOD_MS

mDNS timer period (ms)

Found in: Component config > mDNS

Configures period of mDNS timer, which periodically transmits packets and schedules mDNS searches.

mbedTLS

Contains:

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_MEM_ALLOC_MODE

Memory allocation strategy

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Allocation strategy for mbedTLS, essentially provides ability to allocate all required dynamic allocations from,

  • Internal DRAM memory only

  • External SPIRAM memory only

  • Either internal or external memory based on default malloc() behavior in ESP-IDF

  • Custom allocation mode, by overwriting calloc()/free() using mbedtls_platform_set_calloc_free() function

  • Internal IRAM memory wherever applicable else internal DRAM

Recommended mode here is always internal, since that is most preferred from security perspective. But if application requirement does not allow sufficient free internal memory then alternate mode can be selected.

Available options:
  • Internal memory (MBEDTLS_INTERNAL_MEM_ALLOC)

  • External SPIRAM (MBEDTLS_EXTERNAL_MEM_ALLOC)

  • Default alloc mode (MBEDTLS_DEFAULT_MEM_ALLOC)

  • Custom alloc mode (MBEDTLS_CUSTOM_MEM_ALLOC)

  • Internal IRAM (MBEDTLS_IRAM_8BIT_MEM_ALLOC)

    Allows to use IRAM memory region as 8bit accessible region.

    TLS input and output buffers will be allocated in IRAM section which is 32bit aligned memory. Every unaligned (8bit or 16bit) access will result in an exception and incur penalty of certain clock cycles per unaligned read/write.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_SSL_MAX_CONTENT_LEN

TLS maximum message content length

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Maximum TLS message length (in bytes) supported by mbedTLS.

16384 is the default and this value is required to comply fully with TLS standards.

However you can set a lower value in order to save RAM. This is safe if the other end of the connection supports Maximum Fragment Length Negotiation Extension (max_fragment_length, see RFC6066) or you know for certain that it will never send a message longer than a certain number of bytes.

If the value is set too low, symptoms are a failed TLS handshake or a return value of MBEDTLS_ERR_SSL_INVALID_RECORD (-0x7200).

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ASYMMETRIC_CONTENT_LEN

Asymmetric in/out fragment length

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

If enabled, this option allows customizing TLS in/out fragment length in asymmetric way. Please note that enabling this with default values saves 12KB of dynamic memory per TLS connection.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_SSL_IN_CONTENT_LEN

TLS maximum incoming fragment length

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ASYMMETRIC_CONTENT_LEN

This defines maximum incoming fragment length, overriding default maximum content length (MBEDTLS_SSL_MAX_CONTENT_LEN).

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_SSL_OUT_CONTENT_LEN

TLS maximum outgoing fragment length

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ASYMMETRIC_CONTENT_LEN

This defines maximum outgoing fragment length, overriding default maximum content length (MBEDTLS_SSL_MAX_CONTENT_LEN).

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_DYNAMIC_BUFFER

Using dynamic TX/RX buffer

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Using dynamic TX/RX buffer. After enabling this option, mbedTLS will allocate TX buffer when need to send data and then free it if all data is sent, allocate RX buffer when need to receive data and then free it when all data is used or read by upper layer.

By default, when SSL is initialized, mbedTLS also allocate TX and RX buffer with the default value of “MBEDTLS_SSL_OUT_CONTENT_LEN” or “MBEDTLS_SSL_IN_CONTENT_LEN”, so to save more heap, users can set the options to be an appropriate value.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_DYNAMIC_FREE_PEER_CERT

Free SSL peer certificate after its usage

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_DYNAMIC_BUFFER

Free peer certificate after its usage in handshake process.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_DYNAMIC_FREE_CONFIG_DATA

Free certificate, key and DHM data after its usage

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_DYNAMIC_BUFFER

Free certificate, private key and DHM data after its usage in handshake process.

The option will decrease heap cost when handshake, but also lead to problem:

Becasue all certificate, private key and DHM data are freed so users should register certificate and private key to ssl config object again.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_DEBUG

Enable mbedTLS debugging

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Enable mbedTLS debugging functions at compile time.

If this option is enabled, you can include “mbedtls/esp_debug.h” and call mbedtls_esp_enable_debug_log() at runtime in order to enable mbedTLS debug output via the ESP log mechanism.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_DEBUG_LEVEL

Set mbedTLS debugging level

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_DEBUG

Set mbedTLS debugging level

Available options:
  • Warning (MBEDTLS_DEBUG_LEVEL_WARN)

  • Info (MBEDTLS_DEBUG_LEVEL_INFO)

  • Debug (MBEDTLS_DEBUG_LEVEL_DEBUG)

  • Verbose (MBEDTLS_DEBUG_LEVEL_VERBOSE)

Certificate Bundle

Contains:

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_CERTIFICATE_BUNDLE

Enable trusted root certificate bundle

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Certificate Bundle

Enable support for large number of default root certificates

When enabled this option allows user to store default as well as customer specific root certificates in compressed format rather than storing full certificate. For the root certificates the public key and the subject name will be stored.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_DEFAULT_CERTIFICATE_BUNDLE

Default certificate bundle options

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Certificate Bundle > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_CERTIFICATE_BUNDLE

Available options:
  • Use the full default certificate bundle (MBEDTLS_CERTIFICATE_BUNDLE_DEFAULT_FULL)

  • Use only the most common certificates from the default bundles (MBEDTLS_CERTIFICATE_BUNDLE_DEFAULT_CMN)

    Use only the most common certificates from the default bundles, reducing the size with 50%, while still having around 99% coverage.

  • Do not use the default certificate bundle (MBEDTLS_CERTIFICATE_BUNDLE_DEFAULT_NONE)

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_CUSTOM_CERTIFICATE_BUNDLE

Add custom certificates to the default bundle

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Certificate Bundle > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_CERTIFICATE_BUNDLE

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_CUSTOM_CERTIFICATE_BUNDLE_PATH

Custom certificate bundle path

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Certificate Bundle > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_CERTIFICATE_BUNDLE > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_CUSTOM_CERTIFICATE_BUNDLE

Name of the custom certificate directory or file. This path is evaluated relative to the project root directory.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_RESTARTABLE

Enable mbedTLS ecp restartable

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Enable “non-blocking” ECC operations that can return early and be resumed.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_CMAC_C

Enable CMAC mode for block ciphers

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Enable the CMAC (Cipher-based Message Authentication Code) mode for block ciphers.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_HARDWARE_AES

Enable hardware AES acceleration

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Enable hardware accelerated AES encryption & decryption.

Note that if the ESP32 CPU is running at 240MHz, hardware AES does not offer any speed boost over software AES.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_AES_USE_INTERRUPT

Use interrupt for long AES operations

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_HARDWARE_AES

Use an interrupt to coordinate long AES operations.

This allows other code to run on the CPU while an AES operation is pending. Otherwise the CPU busy-waits.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_HARDWARE_GCM

Enable partially hardware accelerated GCM

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_HARDWARE_AES

Enable partially hardware accelerated GCM. GHASH calculation is still done in software.

If MBEDTLS_HARDWARE_GCM is disabled and MBEDTLS_HARDWARE_AES is enabled then mbedTLS will still use the hardware accelerated AES block operation, but on a single block at a time.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_HARDWARE_MPI

Enable hardware MPI (bignum) acceleration

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Enable hardware accelerated multiple precision integer operations.

Hardware accelerated multiplication, modulo multiplication, and modular exponentiation for up to 4096 bit results.

These operations are used by RSA.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_HARDWARE_SHA

Enable hardware SHA acceleration

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Enable hardware accelerated SHA1, SHA256, SHA384 & SHA512 in mbedTLS.

Due to a hardware limitation, on the ESP32 hardware acceleration is only guaranteed if SHA digests are calculated one at a time. If more than one SHA digest is calculated at the same time, one will be calculated fully in hardware and the rest will be calculated (at least partially calculated) in software. This happens automatically.

SHA hardware acceleration is faster than software in some situations but slower in others. You should benchmark to find the best setting for you.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ATCA_HW_ECDSA_SIGN

Enable hardware ECDSA sign acceleration when using ATECC608A

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

This option enables hardware acceleration for ECDSA sign function, only when using ATECC608A cryptoauth chip (integrated with ESP32-WROOM-32SE)

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ATCA_HW_ECDSA_VERIFY

Enable hardware ECDSA verify acceleration when using ATECC608A

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

This option enables hardware acceleration for ECDSA sign function, only when using ATECC608A cryptoauth chip (integrated with ESP32-WROOM-32SE)

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_HAVE_TIME

Enable mbedtls time

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

System has time.h and time(). The time does not need to be correct, only time differences are used.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_HAVE_TIME_DATE

Enable mbedtls certificate expiry check

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_HAVE_TIME

System has time.h and time(), gmtime() and the clock is correct. The time needs to be correct (not necesarily very accurate, but at least the date should be correct). This is used to verify the validity period of X.509 certificates.

It is suggested that you should get the real time by “SNTP”.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECDSA_DETERMINISTIC

Enable deterministic ECDSA

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Standard ECDSA is “fragile” in the sense that lack of entropy when signing may result in a compromise of the long-term signing key.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_SHA512_C

Enable the SHA-384 and SHA-512 cryptographic hash algorithms

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Enable MBEDTLS_SHA512_C adds support for SHA-384 and SHA-512.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_TLS_MODE

TLS Protocol Role

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

mbedTLS can be compiled with protocol support for the TLS server, TLS client, or both server and client.

Reducing the number of TLS roles supported saves code size.

Available options:
  • Server & Client (MBEDTLS_TLS_SERVER_AND_CLIENT)

  • Server (MBEDTLS_TLS_SERVER_ONLY)

  • Client (MBEDTLS_TLS_CLIENT_ONLY)

  • None (MBEDTLS_TLS_DISABLED)

TLS Key Exchange Methods

Contains:

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_PSK_MODES

Enable pre-shared-key ciphersuites

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > TLS Key Exchange Methods

Enable to show configuration for different types of pre-shared-key TLS authentatication methods.

Leaving this options disabled will save code size if they are not used.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_PSK

Enable PSK based ciphersuite modes

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > TLS Key Exchange Methods > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_PSK_MODES

Enable to support symmetric key PSK (pre-shared-key) TLS key exchange modes.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_DHE_PSK

Enable DHE-PSK based ciphersuite modes

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > TLS Key Exchange Methods > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_PSK_MODES

Enable to support Diffie-Hellman PSK (pre-shared-key) TLS authentication modes.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_ECDHE_PSK

Enable ECDHE-PSK based ciphersuite modes

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > TLS Key Exchange Methods > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_PSK_MODES

Enable to support Elliptic-Curve-Diffie-Hellman PSK (pre-shared-key) TLS authentication modes.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_RSA_PSK

Enable RSA-PSK based ciphersuite modes

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > TLS Key Exchange Methods > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_PSK_MODES

Enable to support RSA PSK (pre-shared-key) TLS authentication modes.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_RSA

Enable RSA-only based ciphersuite modes

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > TLS Key Exchange Methods

Enable to support ciphersuites with prefix TLS-RSA-WITH-

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_DHE_RSA

Enable DHE-RSA based ciphersuite modes

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > TLS Key Exchange Methods

Enable to support ciphersuites with prefix TLS-DHE-RSA-WITH-

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_ELLIPTIC_CURVE

Support Elliptic Curve based ciphersuites

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > TLS Key Exchange Methods

Enable to show Elliptic Curve based ciphersuite mode options.

Disabling all Elliptic Curve ciphersuites saves code size and can give slightly faster TLS handshakes, provided the server supports RSA-only ciphersuite modes.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_ECDHE_RSA

Enable ECDHE-RSA based ciphersuite modes

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > TLS Key Exchange Methods > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_ELLIPTIC_CURVE

Enable to support ciphersuites with prefix TLS-ECDHE-RSA-WITH-

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_ECDHE_ECDSA

Enable ECDHE-ECDSA based ciphersuite modes

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > TLS Key Exchange Methods > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_ELLIPTIC_CURVE

Enable to support ciphersuites with prefix TLS-ECDHE-RSA-WITH-

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_ECDH_ECDSA

Enable ECDH-ECDSA based ciphersuite modes

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > TLS Key Exchange Methods > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_ELLIPTIC_CURVE

Enable to support ciphersuites with prefix TLS-ECDHE-RSA-WITH-

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_ECDH_RSA

Enable ECDH-RSA based ciphersuite modes

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > TLS Key Exchange Methods > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_ELLIPTIC_CURVE

Enable to support ciphersuites with prefix TLS-ECDHE-RSA-WITH-

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_KEY_EXCHANGE_ECJPAKE

Enable ECJPAKE based ciphersuite modes

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > TLS Key Exchange Methods

Enable to support ciphersuites with prefix TLS-ECJPAKE-WITH-

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_SSL_RENEGOTIATION

Support TLS renegotiation

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

The two main uses of renegotiation are (1) refresh keys on long-lived connections and (2) client authentication after the initial handshake. If you don’t need renegotiation, disabling it will save code size and reduce the possibility of abuse/vulnerability.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_SSL_PROTO_SSL3

Legacy SSL 3.0 support

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Support the legacy SSL 3.0 protocol. Most servers will speak a newer TLS protocol these days.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_SSL_PROTO_TLS1

Support TLS 1.0 protocol

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_SSL_PROTO_TLS1_1

Support TLS 1.1 protocol

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_SSL_PROTO_TLS1_2

Support TLS 1.2 protocol

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_SSL_PROTO_DTLS

Support DTLS protocol (all versions)

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Requires TLS 1.1 to be enabled for DTLS 1.0 Requires TLS 1.2 to be enabled for DTLS 1.2

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_SSL_ALPN

Support ALPN (Application Layer Protocol Negotiation)

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Disabling this option will save some code size if it is not needed.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_CLIENT_SSL_SESSION_TICKETS

TLS: Client Support for RFC 5077 SSL session tickets

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Client support for RFC 5077 session tickets. See mbedTLS documentation for more details. Disabling this option will save some code size.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_SERVER_SSL_SESSION_TICKETS

TLS: Server Support for RFC 5077 SSL session tickets

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Server support for RFC 5077 session tickets. See mbedTLS documentation for more details. Disabling this option will save some code size.

Symmetric Ciphers

Contains:

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_AES_C

AES block cipher

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Symmetric Ciphers

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_CAMELLIA_C

Camellia block cipher

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Symmetric Ciphers

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_DES_C

DES block cipher (legacy, insecure)

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Symmetric Ciphers

Enables the DES block cipher to support 3DES-based TLS ciphersuites.

3DES is vulnerable to the Sweet32 attack and should only be enabled if absolutely necessary.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_RC4_MODE

RC4 Stream Cipher (legacy, insecure)

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Symmetric Ciphers

ARCFOUR (RC4) stream cipher can be disabled entirely, enabled but not added to default ciphersuites, or enabled completely.

Please consider the security implications before enabling RC4.

Available options:
  • Disabled (MBEDTLS_RC4_DISABLED)

  • Enabled, not in default ciphersuites (MBEDTLS_RC4_ENABLED_NO_DEFAULT)

  • Enabled (MBEDTLS_RC4_ENABLED)

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_BLOWFISH_C

Blowfish block cipher (read help)

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Symmetric Ciphers

Enables the Blowfish block cipher (not used for TLS sessions.)

The Blowfish cipher is not used for mbedTLS TLS sessions but can be used for other purposes. Read up on the limitations of Blowfish (including Sweet32) before enabling.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_XTEA_C

XTEA block cipher

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Symmetric Ciphers

Enables the XTEA block cipher.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_CCM_C

CCM (Counter with CBC-MAC) block cipher modes

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Symmetric Ciphers

Enable Counter with CBC-MAC (CCM) modes for AES and/or Camellia ciphers.

Disabling this option saves some code size.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_GCM_C

GCM (Galois/Counter) block cipher modes

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Symmetric Ciphers

Enable Galois/Counter Mode for AES and/or Camellia ciphers.

This option is generally faster than CCM.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_RIPEMD160_C

Enable RIPEMD-160 hash algorithm

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Enable the RIPEMD-160 hash algorithm.

Certificates

Contains:

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_PEM_PARSE_C

Read & Parse PEM formatted certificates

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Certificates

Enable decoding/parsing of PEM formatted certificates.

If your certificates are all in the simpler DER format, disabling this option will save some code size.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_PEM_WRITE_C

Write PEM formatted certificates

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Certificates

Enable writing of PEM formatted certificates.

If writing certificate data only in DER format, disabling this option will save some code size.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_X509_CRL_PARSE_C

X.509 CRL parsing

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Certificates

Support for parsing X.509 Certifificate Revocation Lists.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_X509_CSR_PARSE_C

X.509 CSR parsing

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > Certificates

Support for parsing X.509 Certifificate Signing Requests

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

Elliptic Curve Ciphers

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Contains:

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECDH_C

Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman (ECDH)

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

Enable ECDH. Needed to use ECDHE-xxx TLS ciphersuites.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECDSA_C

Elliptic Curve DSA

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECDH_C

Enable ECDSA. Needed to use ECDSA-xxx TLS ciphersuites.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECJPAKE_C

Elliptic curve J-PAKE

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

Enable ECJPAKE. Needed to use ECJPAKE-xxx TLS ciphersuites.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_DP_SECP192R1_ENABLED

Enable SECP192R1 curve

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

Enable support for SECP192R1 Elliptic Curve.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_DP_SECP224R1_ENABLED

Enable SECP224R1 curve

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

Enable support for SECP224R1 Elliptic Curve.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_DP_SECP256R1_ENABLED

Enable SECP256R1 curve

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

Enable support for SECP256R1 Elliptic Curve.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_DP_SECP384R1_ENABLED

Enable SECP384R1 curve

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

Enable support for SECP384R1 Elliptic Curve.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_DP_SECP521R1_ENABLED

Enable SECP521R1 curve

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

Enable support for SECP521R1 Elliptic Curve.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_DP_SECP192K1_ENABLED

Enable SECP192K1 curve

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

Enable support for SECP192K1 Elliptic Curve.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_DP_SECP224K1_ENABLED

Enable SECP224K1 curve

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

Enable support for SECP224K1 Elliptic Curve.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_DP_SECP256K1_ENABLED

Enable SECP256K1 curve

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

Enable support for SECP256K1 Elliptic Curve.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_DP_BP256R1_ENABLED

Enable BP256R1 curve

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

support for DP Elliptic Curve.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_DP_BP384R1_ENABLED

Enable BP384R1 curve

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

support for DP Elliptic Curve.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_DP_BP512R1_ENABLED

Enable BP512R1 curve

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

support for DP Elliptic Curve.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_DP_CURVE25519_ENABLED

Enable CURVE25519 curve

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

Enable support for CURVE25519 Elliptic Curve.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_NIST_OPTIM

NIST ‘modulo p’ optimisations

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ECP_C

NIST ‘modulo p’ optimisations increase Elliptic Curve operation performance.

Disabling this option saves some code size.

# end of Elliptic Curve options

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_POLY1305_C

Poly1305 MAC algorithm

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Enable support for Poly1305 MAC algorithm.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_CHACHA20_C

Chacha20 stream cipher

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Enable support for Chacha20 stream cipher.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_CHACHAPOLY_C

ChaCha20-Poly1305 AEAD algorithm

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_CHACHA20_C

Enable support for ChaCha20-Poly1305 AEAD algorithm.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_HKDF_C

HKDF algorithm (RFC 5869)

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Enable support for the Hashed Message Authentication Code (HMAC)-based key derivation function (HKDF).

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_THREADING_C

Enable the threading abstraction layer

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

If you do intend to use contexts between threads, you will need to enable this layer to prevent race conditions.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_THREADING_ALT

Enable threading alternate implementation

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_THREADING_C

Enable threading alt to allow your own alternate threading implementation.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_THREADING_PTHREAD

Enable threading pthread implementation

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_THREADING_C

Enable the pthread wrapper layer for the threading layer.

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_SECURITY_RISKS

Show configurations with potential security risks

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS

Contains:

CONFIG_MBEDTLS_ALLOW_UNSUPPORTED_CRITICAL_EXT

X.509 CRT parsing with unsupported critical extensions

Found in: Component config > mbedTLS > CONFIG_MBEDTLS_SECURITY_RISKS

Allow the X.509 certificate parser to load certificates with unsupported critical extensions

LWIP

Contains:

CONFIG_LWIP_LOCAL_HOSTNAME

Local netif hostname

Found in: Component config > LWIP

The default name this device will report to other devices on the network. Could be updated at runtime with esp_netif_set_hostname()

CONFIG_LWIP_DNS_SUPPORT_MDNS_QUERIES

Enable mDNS queries in resolving host name

Found in: Component config > LWIP

If this feature is enabled, standard API such as gethostbyname support .local addresses by sending one shot multicast mDNS query

CONFIG_LWIP_L2_TO_L3_COPY

Enable copy between Layer2 and Layer3 packets

Found in: Component config > LWIP

If this feature is enabled, all traffic from layer2(WIFI Driver) will be copied to a new buffer before sending it to layer3(LWIP stack), freeing the layer2 buffer. Please be notified that the total layer2 receiving buffer is fixed and ESP32 currently supports 25 layer2 receiving buffer, when layer2 buffer runs out of memory, then the incoming packets will be dropped in hardware. The layer3 buffer is allocated from the heap, so the total layer3 receiving buffer depends on the available heap size, when heap runs out of memory, no copy will be sent to layer3 and packet will be dropped in layer2. Please make sure you fully understand the impact of this feature before enabling it.

CONFIG_LWIP_IRAM_OPTIMIZATION

Enable LWIP IRAM optimization

Found in: Component config > LWIP

If this feature is enabled, some functions relating to RX/TX in LWIP will be put into IRAM, it can improve UDP/TCP throughput by >10% for single core mode, it doesn’t help too much for dual core mode. On the other hand, it needs about 10KB IRAM for these optimizations.

If this feature is disabled, all lwip functions will be put into FLASH.

CONFIG_LWIP_TIMERS_ONDEMAND

Enable LWIP Timers on demand

Found in: Component config > LWIP

If this feature is enabled, IGMP and MLD6 timers will be activated only when joining groups or receiving QUERY packets.

This feature will reduce the power consumption for applications which do not use IGMP and MLD6.

CONFIG_LWIP_MAX_SOCKETS

Max number of open sockets

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Sockets take up a certain amount of memory, and allowing fewer sockets to be open at the same time conserves memory. Specify the maximum amount of sockets here. The valid value is from 1 to 16.

CONFIG_LWIP_USE_ONLY_LWIP_SELECT

Support LWIP socket select() only (DEPRECATED)

Found in: Component config > LWIP

This option is deprecated. Use VFS_SUPPORT_SELECT instead, which is the inverse of this option.

The virtual filesystem layer of select() redirects sockets to lwip_select() and non-socket file descriptors to their respective driver implementations. If this option is enabled then all calls of select() will be redirected to lwip_select(), therefore, select can be used for sockets only.

CONFIG_LWIP_SO_LINGER

Enable SO_LINGER processing

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option allows SO_LINGER processing. l_onoff = 1,l_linger can set the timeout.

If l_linger=0, When a connection is closed, TCP will terminate the connection. This means that TCP will discard any data packets stored in the socket send buffer and send an RST to the peer.

If l_linger!=0,Then closesocket() calls to block the process until the remaining data packets has been sent or timed out.

CONFIG_LWIP_SO_REUSE

Enable SO_REUSEADDR option

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option allows binding to a port which remains in TIME_WAIT.

CONFIG_LWIP_SO_REUSE_RXTOALL

SO_REUSEADDR copies broadcast/multicast to all matches

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_SO_REUSE

Enabling this option means that any incoming broadcast or multicast packet will be copied to all of the local sockets that it matches (may be more than one if SO_REUSEADDR is set on the socket.)

This increases memory overhead as the packets need to be copied, however they are only copied per matching socket. You can safely disable it if you don’t plan to receive broadcast or multicast traffic on more than one socket at a time.

CONFIG_LWIP_SO_RCVBUF

Enable SO_RCVBUF option

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option allows checking for available data on a netconn.

CONFIG_LWIP_NETBUF_RECVINFO

Enable IP_PKTINFO option

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option allows checking for the destination address of a received IPv4 Packet.

CONFIG_LWIP_IP4_FRAG

Enable fragment outgoing IP4 packets

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option allows fragmenting outgoing IP4 packets if their size exceeds MTU.

CONFIG_LWIP_IP6_FRAG

Enable fragment outgoing IP6 packets

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option allows fragmenting outgoing IP6 packets if their size exceeds MTU.

CONFIG_LWIP_IP4_REASSEMBLY

Enable reassembly incoming fragmented IP4 packets

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option allows reassemblying incoming fragmented IP4 packets.

CONFIG_LWIP_IP6_REASSEMBLY

Enable reassembly incoming fragmented IP6 packets

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option allows reassemblying incoming fragmented IP6 packets.

CONFIG_LWIP_IP_FORWARD

Enable IP forwarding

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option allows packets forwarding across multiple interfaces.

CONFIG_LWIP_IPV4_NAPT

Enable NAT (new/experimental)

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_IP_FORWARD

Enabling this option allows Network Address and Port Translation.

CONFIG_LWIP_STATS

Enable LWIP statistics

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option allows LWIP statistics

CONFIG_LWIP_ETHARP_TRUST_IP_MAC

Enable LWIP ARP trust

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option allows ARP table to be updated.

If this option is enabled, the incoming IP packets cause the ARP table to be updated with the source MAC and IP addresses supplied in the packet. You may want to disable this if you do not trust LAN peers to have the correct addresses, or as a limited approach to attempt to handle spoofing. If disabled, lwIP will need to make a new ARP request if the peer is not already in the ARP table, adding a little latency. The peer *is* in the ARP table if it requested our address before. Also notice that this slows down input processing of every IP packet!

There are two known issues in real application if this feature is enabled: - The LAN peer may have bug to update the ARP table after the ARP entry is aged out. If the ARP entry on the LAN peer is aged out but failed to be updated, all IP packets sent from LWIP to the LAN peer will be dropped by LAN peer. - The LAN peer may not be trustful, the LAN peer may send IP packets to LWIP with two different MACs, but the same IP address. If this happens, the LWIP has problem to receive IP packets from LAN peer.

So the recommendation is to disable this option. Here the LAN peer means the other side to which the ESP station or soft-AP is connected.

CONFIG_LWIP_ESP_GRATUITOUS_ARP

Send gratuitous ARP periodically

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enable this option allows to send gratuitous ARP periodically.

This option solve the compatibility issues.If the ARP table of the AP is old, and the AP doesn’t send ARP request to update it’s ARP table, this will lead to the STA sending IP packet fail. Thus we send gratuitous ARP periodically to let AP update it’s ARP table.

CONFIG_LWIP_GARP_TMR_INTERVAL

GARP timer interval(seconds)

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_ESP_GRATUITOUS_ARP

Set the timer interval for gratuitous ARP. The default value is 60s

CONFIG_LWIP_TCPIP_RECVMBOX_SIZE

TCPIP task receive mail box size

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Set TCPIP task receive mail box size. Generally bigger value means higher throughput but more memory. The value should be bigger than UDP/TCP mail box size.

CONFIG_LWIP_DHCP_DOES_ARP_CHECK

DHCP: Perform ARP check on any offered address

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option performs a check (via ARP request) if the offered IP address is not already in use by another host on the network.

CONFIG_LWIP_DHCP_RESTORE_LAST_IP

DHCP: Restore last IP obtained from DHCP server

Found in: Component config > LWIP

When this option is enabled, DHCP client tries to re-obtain last valid IP address obtained from DHCP server. Last valid DHCP configuration is stored in nvs and restored after reset/power-up. If IP is still available, there is no need for sending discovery message to DHCP server and save some time.

DHCP server

Contains:

CONFIG_LWIP_DHCPS_LEASE_UNIT

Multiplier for lease time, in seconds

Found in: Component config > LWIP > DHCP server

The DHCP server is calculating lease time multiplying the sent and received times by this number of seconds per unit. The default is 60, that equals one minute.

CONFIG_LWIP_DHCPS_MAX_STATION_NUM

Maximum number of stations

Found in: Component config > LWIP > DHCP server

The maximum number of DHCP clients that are connected to the server. After this number is exceeded, DHCP server removes of the oldest device from it’s address pool, without notification.

CONFIG_LWIP_AUTOIP

Enable IPV4 Link-Local Addressing (AUTOIP)

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option allows the device to self-assign an address in the 169.256/16 range if none is assigned statically or via DHCP.

See RFC 3927.

Contains:

CONFIG_LWIP_AUTOIP_TRIES

DHCP Probes before self-assigning IPv4 LL address

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_AUTOIP

DHCP client will send this many probes before self-assigning a link local address.

From LWIP help: “This can be set as low as 1 to get an AutoIP address very quickly, but you should be prepared to handle a changing IP address when DHCP overrides AutoIP.” (In the case of ESP-IDF, this means multiple SYSTEM_EVENT_STA_GOT_IP events.)

CONFIG_LWIP_AUTOIP_MAX_CONFLICTS

Max IP conflicts before rate limiting

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_AUTOIP

If the AUTOIP functionality detects this many IP conflicts while self-assigning an address, it will go into a rate limited mode.

CONFIG_LWIP_AUTOIP_RATE_LIMIT_INTERVAL

Rate limited interval (seconds)

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_AUTOIP

If rate limiting self-assignment requests, wait this long between each request.

CONFIG_LWIP_IPV6_AUTOCONFIG

Enable IPV6 stateless address autoconfiguration

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option allows the devices to IPV6 stateless address autoconfiguration.

See RFC 4862.

CONFIG_LWIP_NETIF_LOOPBACK

Support per-interface loopback

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enabling this option means that if a packet is sent with a destination address equal to the interface’s own IP address, it will “loop back” and be received by this interface.

Contains:

CONFIG_LWIP_LOOPBACK_MAX_PBUFS

Max queued loopback packets per interface

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_NETIF_LOOPBACK

Configure the maximum number of packets which can be queued for loopback on a given interface. Reducing this number may cause packets to be dropped, but will avoid filling memory with queued packet data.

TCP

Contains:

CONFIG_LWIP_MAX_ACTIVE_TCP

Maximum active TCP Connections

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

The maximum number of simultaneously active TCP connections. The practical maximum limit is determined by available heap memory at runtime.

Changing this value by itself does not substantially change the memory usage of LWIP, except for preventing new TCP connections after the limit is reached.

CONFIG_LWIP_MAX_LISTENING_TCP

Maximum listening TCP Connections

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

The maximum number of simultaneously listening TCP connections. The practical maximum limit is determined by available heap memory at runtime.

Changing this value by itself does not substantially change the memory usage of LWIP, except for preventing new listening TCP connections after the limit is reached.

CONFIG_LWIP_TCP_MAXRTX

Maximum number of retransmissions of data segments

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

Set maximum number of retransmissions of data segments.

CONFIG_LWIP_TCP_SYNMAXRTX

Maximum number of retransmissions of SYN segments

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

Set maximum number of retransmissions of SYN segments.

CONFIG_LWIP_TCP_MSS

Maximum Segment Size (MSS)

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

Set maximum segment size for TCP transmission.

Can be set lower to save RAM, the default value 1460(ipv4)/1440(ipv6) will give best throughput. IPv4 TCP_MSS Range: 576 <= TCP_MSS <= 1460 IPv6 TCP_MSS Range: 1220<= TCP_mSS <= 1440

CONFIG_LWIP_TCP_TMR_INTERVAL

TCP timer interval(ms)

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

Set TCP timer interval in milliseconds.

Can be used to speed connections on bad networks. A lower value will redeliver unacked packets faster.

CONFIG_LWIP_TCP_MSL

Maximum segment lifetime (MSL)

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

Set maximum segment lifetime in in milliseconds.

CONFIG_LWIP_TCP_SND_BUF_DEFAULT

Default send buffer size

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

Set default send buffer size for new TCP sockets.

Per-socket send buffer size can be changed at runtime with lwip_setsockopt(s, TCP_SNDBUF, …).

This value must be at least 2x the MSS size, and the default is 4x the default MSS size.

Setting a smaller default SNDBUF size can save some RAM, but will decrease performance.

CONFIG_LWIP_TCP_WND_DEFAULT

Default receive window size

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

Set default TCP receive window size for new TCP sockets.

Per-socket receive window size can be changed at runtime with lwip_setsockopt(s, TCP_WINDOW, …).

Setting a smaller default receive window size can save some RAM, but will significantly decrease performance.

CONFIG_LWIP_TCP_RECVMBOX_SIZE

Default TCP receive mail box size

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

Set TCP receive mail box size. Generally bigger value means higher throughput but more memory. The recommended value is: LWIP_TCP_WND_DEFAULT/TCP_MSS + 2, e.g. if LWIP_TCP_WND_DEFAULT=14360, TCP_MSS=1436, then the recommended receive mail box size is (14360/1436 + 2) = 12.

TCP receive mail box is a per socket mail box, when the application receives packets from TCP socket, LWIP core firstly posts the packets to TCP receive mail box and the application then fetches the packets from mail box. It means LWIP can caches maximum LWIP_TCP_RECCVMBOX_SIZE packets for each TCP socket, so the maximum possible cached TCP packets for all TCP sockets is LWIP_TCP_RECCVMBOX_SIZE multiples the maximum TCP socket number. In other words, the bigger LWIP_TCP_RECVMBOX_SIZE means more memory. On the other hand, if the receiv mail box is too small, the mail box may be full. If the mail box is full, the LWIP drops the packets. So generally we need to make sure the TCP receive mail box is big enough to avoid packet drop between LWIP core and application.

CONFIG_LWIP_TCP_QUEUE_OOSEQ

Queue incoming out-of-order segments

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

Queue incoming out-of-order segments for later use.

Disable this option to save some RAM during TCP sessions, at the expense of increased retransmissions if segments arrive out of order.

CONFIG_LWIP_TCP_SACK_OUT

Support sending selective acknowledgements

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

TCP will support sending selective acknowledgements (SACKs).

CONFIG_LWIP_TCP_KEEP_CONNECTION_WHEN_IP_CHANGES

Keep TCP connections when IP changed

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

This option is enabled when the following scenario happen: network dropped and reconnected, IP changes is like: 192.168.0.2->0.0.0.0->192.168.0.2

Disable this option to keep consistent with the original LWIP code behavior.

CONFIG_LWIP_TCP_OVERSIZE

Pre-allocate transmit PBUF size

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

Allows enabling “oversize” allocation of TCP transmission pbufs ahead of time, which can reduce the length of pbuf chains used for transmission.

This will not make a difference to sockets where Nagle’s algorithm is disabled.

Default value of MSS is fine for most applications, 25% MSS may save some RAM when only transmitting small amounts of data. Disabled will have worst performance and fragmentation characteristics, but uses least RAM overall.

Available options:
  • MSS (LWIP_TCP_OVERSIZE_MSS)

  • 25% MSS (LWIP_TCP_OVERSIZE_QUARTER_MSS)

  • Disabled (LWIP_TCP_OVERSIZE_DISABLE)

CONFIG_LWIP_WND_SCALE

Support TCP window scale

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

Enable this feature to support TCP window scaling.

CONFIG_LWIP_TCP_RCV_SCALE

Set TCP receiving window scaling factor

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP > CONFIG_LWIP_WND_SCALE

Enable this feature to support TCP window scaling.

CONFIG_LWIP_TCP_RTO_TIME

Default TCP rto time

Found in: Component config > LWIP > TCP

Set default TCP rto time for a reasonable initial rto. In bad network environment, recommend set value of rto time to 1500.

UDP

Contains:

CONFIG_LWIP_MAX_UDP_PCBS

Maximum active UDP control blocks

Found in: Component config > LWIP > UDP

The maximum number of active UDP “connections” (ie UDP sockets sending/receiving data). The practical maximum limit is determined by available heap memory at runtime.

CONFIG_LWIP_UDP_RECVMBOX_SIZE

Default UDP receive mail box size

Found in: Component config > LWIP > UDP

Set UDP receive mail box size. The recommended value is 6.

UDP receive mail box is a per socket mail box, when the application receives packets from UDP socket, LWIP core firstly posts the packets to UDP receive mail box and the application then fetches the packets from mail box. It means LWIP can caches maximum UDP_RECCVMBOX_SIZE packets for each UDP socket, so the maximum possible cached UDP packets for all UDP sockets is UDP_RECCVMBOX_SIZE multiples the maximum UDP socket number. In other words, the bigger UDP_RECVMBOX_SIZE means more memory. On the other hand, if the receiv mail box is too small, the mail box may be full. If the mail box is full, the LWIP drops the packets. So generally we need to make sure the UDP receive mail box is big enough to avoid packet drop between LWIP core and application.

CONFIG_LWIP_TCPIP_TASK_STACK_SIZE

TCP/IP Task Stack Size

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Configure TCP/IP task stack size, used by LWIP to process multi-threaded TCP/IP operations. Setting this stack too small will result in stack overflow crashes.

CONFIG_LWIP_TCPIP_TASK_AFFINITY

TCP/IP task affinity

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Allows setting LwIP tasks affinity, i.e. whether the task is pinned to CPU0, pinned to CPU1, or allowed to run on any CPU. Currently this applies to “TCP/IP” task and “Ping” task.

Available options:
  • No affinity (LWIP_TCPIP_TASK_AFFINITY_NO_AFFINITY)

  • CPU0 (LWIP_TCPIP_TASK_AFFINITY_CPU0)

  • CPU1 (LWIP_TCPIP_TASK_AFFINITY_CPU1)

CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_SUPPORT

Enable PPP support (new/experimental)

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enable PPP stack. Now only PPP over serial is possible.

PPP over serial support is experimental and unsupported.

Contains:

CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_ENABLE_IPV6

Enable IPV6 support for PPP connections (IPV6CP)

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_SUPPORT

Enable IPV6 support in PPP for the local link between the DTE (processor) and DCE (modem). There are some modems which do not support the IPV6 addressing in the local link. If they are requested for IPV6CP negotiation, they may time out. This would in turn fail the configuration for the whole link. If your modem is not responding correctly to PPP Phase Network, try to disable IPV6 support.

CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_NOTIFY_PHASE_SUPPORT

Enable Notify Phase Callback

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_SUPPORT

Enable to set a callback which is called on change of the internal PPP state machine.

CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_PAP_SUPPORT

Enable PAP support

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_SUPPORT

Enable Password Authentication Protocol (PAP) support

CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_CHAP_SUPPORT

Enable CHAP support

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_SUPPORT

Enable Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP) support

CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_MSCHAP_SUPPORT

Enable MSCHAP support

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_SUPPORT

Enable Microsoft version of the Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol (MSCHAP) support

CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_MPPE_SUPPORT

Enable MPPE support

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_SUPPORT

Enable Microsoft Point-to-Point Encryption (MPPE) support

CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_DEBUG_ON

Enable PPP debug log output

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_PPP_SUPPORT

Enable PPP debug log output

CONFIG_LWIP_SLIP_SUPPORT

Enable SLIP support (new/experimental)

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enable SLIP stack. Now only SLIP over serial is possible.

SLIP over serial support is experimental and unsupported.

Contains:

CONFIG_LWIP_SLIP_DEBUG_ON

Enable SLIP debug log output

Found in: Component config > LWIP > CONFIG_LWIP_SLIP_SUPPORT

Enable SLIP debug log output

ICMP

Contains:

CONFIG_LWIP_MULTICAST_PING

Respond to multicast pings

Found in: Component config > LWIP > ICMP

CONFIG_LWIP_BROADCAST_PING

Respond to broadcast pings

Found in: Component config > LWIP > ICMP

LWIP RAW API

Contains:

CONFIG_LWIP_MAX_RAW_PCBS

Maximum LWIP RAW PCBs

Found in: Component config > LWIP > LWIP RAW API

The maximum number of simultaneously active LWIP RAW protocol control blocks. The practical maximum limit is determined by available heap memory at runtime.

SNTP

Contains:

CONFIG_LWIP_DHCP_MAX_NTP_SERVERS

Maximum number of NTP servers

Found in: Component config > LWIP > SNTP

Set maximum number of NTP servers used by LwIP SNTP module. First argument of sntp_setserver/sntp_setservername functions is limited to this value.

CONFIG_LWIP_SNTP_UPDATE_DELAY

Request interval to update time (ms)

Found in: Component config > LWIP > SNTP

This option allows you to set the time update period via SNTP. Default is 1 hour. Must not be below 15 seconds by specification. (SNTPv4 RFC 4330 enforces a minimum update time of 15 seconds).

CONFIG_LWIP_ESP_LWIP_ASSERT

Enable LWIP ASSERT checks

Found in: Component config > LWIP

Enable this option allows lwip to check assert. It is recommended to keep it open, do not close it.

Debug

Contains:

CONFIG_LWIP_NETIF_DEBUG

Enable netif debug messages

Found in: Component config > LWIP > Debug

CONFIG_LWIP_PBUF_DEBUG

Enable pbuf debug messages

Found in: Component config > LWIP > Debug

CONFIG_LWIP_ETHARP_DEBUG

Enable etharp debug messages

Found in: Component config > LWIP > Debug

CONFIG_LWIP_API_LIB_DEBUG

Enable api lib debug messages

Found in: Component config > LWIP > Debug

CONFIG_LWIP_SOCKETS_DEBUG

Enable socket debug messages

Found in: Component config > LWIP > Debug

CONFIG_LWIP_IP_DEBUG

Enable IP debug messages

Found in: Component config > LWIP > Debug

CONFIG_LWIP_ICMP_DEBUG

Enable ICMP debug messages

Found in: Component config > LWIP > Debug

CONFIG_LWIP_IP6_DEBUG

Enable IP6 debug messages

Found in: Component config > LWIP > Debug

CONFIG_LWIP_ICMP6_DEBUG

Enable ICMP6 debug messages

Found in: Component config > LWIP > Debug

Log output

Contains:

CONFIG_LOG_DEFAULT_LEVEL

Default log verbosity

Found in: Component config > Log output

Specify how much output to see in logs by default. You can set lower verbosity level at runtime using esp_log_level_set function.

Note that this setting limits which log statements are compiled into the program. So setting this to, say, “Warning” would mean that changing log level to “Debug” at runtime will not be possible.

Available options:
  • No output (LOG_DEFAULT_LEVEL_NONE)

  • Error (LOG_DEFAULT_LEVEL_ERROR)

  • Warning (LOG_DEFAULT_LEVEL_WARN)

  • Info (LOG_DEFAULT_LEVEL_INFO)

  • Debug (LOG_DEFAULT_LEVEL_DEBUG)

  • Verbose (LOG_DEFAULT_LEVEL_VERBOSE)

CONFIG_LOG_COLORS

Use ANSI terminal colors in log output

Found in: Component config > Log output

Enable ANSI terminal color codes in bootloader output.

In order to view these, your terminal program must support ANSI color codes.

CONFIG_LOG_TIMESTAMP_SOURCE

Log Timestamps

Found in: Component config > Log output

Choose what sort of timestamp is displayed in the log output:

  • Milliseconds since boot is calulated from the RTOS tick count multiplied by the tick period. This time will reset after a software reboot. e.g. (90000)

  • System time is taken from POSIX time functions which use the ESP32’s RTC and FRC1 timers to maintain an accurate time. The system time is initialized to 0 on startup, it can be set with an SNTP sync, or with POSIX time functions. This time will not reset after a software reboot. e.g. (00:01:30.000)

  • NOTE: Currently this will not get used in logging from binary blobs (i.e WiFi & Bluetooth libraries), these will always print milliseconds since boot.

Available options:
  • Milliseconds Since Boot (LOG_TIMESTAMP_SOURCE_RTOS)

  • System Time (LOG_TIMESTAMP_SOURCE_SYSTEM)

libsodium

Contains:

CONFIG_LIBSODIUM_USE_MBEDTLS_SHA

Use mbedTLS SHA256 & SHA512 implementations

Found in: Component config > libsodium

If this option is enabled, libsodium will use thin wrappers around mbedTLS for SHA256 & SHA512 operations.

This saves some code size if mbedTLS is also used. However it is incompatible with hardware SHA acceleration (due to the way libsodium’s API manages SHA state).

jsmn

Contains:

CONFIG_JSMN_STRICT

Enable strict mode

Found in: Component config > jsmn

In strict mode primitives are: numbers and booleans

Heap memory debugging

Contains:

CONFIG_HEAP_CORRUPTION_DETECTION

Heap corruption detection

Found in: Component config > Heap memory debugging

Enable heap poisoning features to detect heap corruption caused by out-of-bounds access to heap memory.

See the “Heap Memory Debugging” page of the IDF documentation for a description of each level of heap corruption detection.

Available options:
  • Basic (no poisoning) (HEAP_POISONING_DISABLED)

  • Light impact (HEAP_POISONING_LIGHT)

  • Comprehensive (HEAP_POISONING_COMPREHENSIVE)

CONFIG_HEAP_TRACING_DEST

Heap tracing

Found in: Component config > Heap memory debugging

Enables the heap tracing API defined in esp_heap_trace.h.

This function causes a moderate increase in IRAM code side and a minor increase in heap function (malloc/free/realloc) CPU overhead, even when the tracing feature is not used. So it’s best to keep it disabled unless tracing is being used.

Available options:
  • Disabled (HEAP_TRACING_OFF)

  • Standalone (HEAP_TRACING_STANDALONE)

  • Host-based (HEAP_TRACING_TOHOST)

CONFIG_HEAP_TRACING_STACK_DEPTH

Heap tracing stack depth

Found in: Component config > Heap memory debugging

Number of stack frames to save when tracing heap operation callers.

More stack frames uses more memory in the heap trace buffer (and slows down allocation), but can provide useful information.

CONFIG_HEAP_TASK_TRACKING

Enable heap task tracking

Found in: Component config > Heap memory debugging

Enables tracking the task responsible for each heap allocation.

This function depends on heap poisoning being enabled and adds four more bytes of overhead for each block allocated.

CONFIG_HEAP_ABORT_WHEN_ALLOCATION_FAILS

Abort if memory allocation fails

Found in: Component config > Heap memory debugging

When enabled, if a memory allocation operation fails it will cause a system abort.

FreeRTOS

Contains:

CONFIG_FREERTOS_UNICORE

Run FreeRTOS only on first core

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

This version of FreeRTOS normally takes control of all cores of the CPU. Select this if you only want to start it on the first core. This is needed when e.g. another process needs complete control over the second core.

# This invisible config value sets the value of tskNO_AFFINITY in task.h. # Intended to be used as a constant from other Kconfig files. # Value is (32-bit) INT_MAX.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_CORETIMER

Xtensa timer to use as the FreeRTOS tick source

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

FreeRTOS needs a timer with an associated interrupt to use as the main tick source to increase counters, run timers and do pre-emptive multitasking with. There are multiple timers available to do this, with different interrupt priorities. Check

Available options:
  • Timer 0 (int 6, level 1) (FREERTOS_CORETIMER_0)

    Select this to use timer 0

  • Timer 1 (int 15, level 3) (FREERTOS_CORETIMER_1)

    Select this to use timer 1

CONFIG_FREERTOS_OPTIMIZED_SCHEDULER

Enable FreeRTOS pĺatform optimized scheduler

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

On most platforms there are instructions can speedup the ready task searching. Enabling this option the FreeRTOS with this instructions support will be built.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_HZ

Tick rate (Hz)

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

Select the tick rate at which FreeRTOS does pre-emptive context switching.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_ASSERT_ON_UNTESTED_FUNCTION

Halt when an SMP-untested function is called

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

Some functions in FreeRTOS have not been thoroughly tested yet when moving to the SMP implementation of FreeRTOS. When this option is enabled, these fuctions will throw an assert().

CONFIG_FREERTOS_CHECK_STACKOVERFLOW

Check for stack overflow

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

FreeRTOS can check for stack overflows in threads and trigger an user function called vApplicationStackOverflowHook when this happens.

Available options:
  • No checking (FREERTOS_CHECK_STACKOVERFLOW_NONE)

    Do not check for stack overflows (configCHECK_FOR_STACK_OVERFLOW=0)

  • Check by stack pointer value (FREERTOS_CHECK_STACKOVERFLOW_PTRVAL)

    Check for stack overflows on each context switch by checking if the stack pointer is in a valid range. Quick but does not detect stack overflows that happened between context switches (configCHECK_FOR_STACK_OVERFLOW=1)

  • Check using canary bytes (FREERTOS_CHECK_STACKOVERFLOW_CANARY)

    Places some magic bytes at the end of the stack area and on each context switch, check if these bytes are still intact. More thorough than just checking the pointer, but also slightly slower. (configCHECK_FOR_STACK_OVERFLOW=2)

CONFIG_FREERTOS_WATCHPOINT_END_OF_STACK

Set a debug watchpoint as a stack overflow check

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

FreeRTOS can check if a stack has overflown its bounds by checking either the value of the stack pointer or by checking the integrity of canary bytes. (See FREERTOS_CHECK_STACKOVERFLOW for more information.) These checks only happen on a context switch, and the situation that caused the stack overflow may already be long gone by then. This option will use the debug memory watchpoint 1 (the second one) to allow breaking into the debugger (or panic’ing) as soon as any of the last 32 bytes on the stack of a task are overwritten. The side effect is that using gdb, you effectively only have one watchpoint; the 2nd one is overwritten as soon as a task switch happens.

This check only triggers if the stack overflow writes within 4 bytes of the end of the stack, rather than overshooting further, so it is worth combining this approach with one of the other stack overflow check methods.

When this watchpoint is hit, gdb will stop with a SIGTRAP message. When no JTAG OCD is attached, esp-idf will panic on an unhandled debug exception.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_INTERRUPT_BACKTRACE

Enable backtrace from interrupt to task context

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

If this option is enabled, interrupt stack frame will be modified to point to the code of the interrupted task as its return address. This helps the debugger (or the panic handler) show a backtrace from the interrupt to the task which was interrupted. This also works for nested interrupts: higer level interrupt stack can be traced back to the lower level interrupt. This option adds 4 instructions to the interrupt dispatching code.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_THREAD_LOCAL_STORAGE_POINTERS

Number of thread local storage pointers

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

FreeRTOS has the ability to store per-thread pointers in the task control block. This controls the number of pointers available.

This value must be at least 1. Index 0 is reserved for use by the pthreads API thread-local-storage. Other indexes can be used for any desired purpose.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_ASSERT

FreeRTOS assertions

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

Failed FreeRTOS configASSERT() assertions can be configured to behave in different ways.

Available options:
  • abort() on failed assertions (FREERTOS_ASSERT_FAIL_ABORT)

    If a FreeRTOS configASSERT() fails, FreeRTOS will abort() and halt execution. The panic handler can be configured to handle the outcome of an abort() in different ways.

  • Print and continue failed assertions (FREERTOS_ASSERT_FAIL_PRINT_CONTINUE)

    If a FreeRTOS assertion fails, print it out and continue.

  • Disable FreeRTOS assertions (FREERTOS_ASSERT_DISABLE)

    FreeRTOS configASSERT() will not be compiled into the binary.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_IDLE_TASK_STACKSIZE

Idle Task stack size

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

The idle task has its own stack, sized in bytes. The default size is enough for most uses. Size can be reduced to 768 bytes if no (or simple) FreeRTOS idle hooks are used and pthread local storage or FreeRTOS local storage cleanup callbacks are not used.

The stack size may need to be increased above the default if the app installs idle or thread local storage cleanup hooks that use a lot of stack memory.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_ISR_STACKSIZE

ISR stack size

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

The interrupt handlers have their own stack. The size of the stack can be defined here. Each processor has its own stack, so the total size occupied will be twice this.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_LEGACY_HOOKS

Use FreeRTOS legacy hooks

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

FreeRTOS offers a number of hooks/callback functions that are called when a timer tick happens, the idle thread runs etc. esp-idf replaces these by runtime registerable hooks using the esp_register_freertos_xxx_hook system, but for legacy reasons the old hooks can also still be enabled. Please enable this only if you have code that for some reason can’t be migrated to the esp_register_freertos_xxx_hook system.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_MAX_TASK_NAME_LEN

Maximum task name length

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

Changes the maximum task name length. Each task allocated will include this many bytes for a task name. Using a shorter value saves a small amount of RAM, a longer value allows more complex names.

For most uses, the default of 16 is OK.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_SUPPORT_STATIC_ALLOCATION

Enable FreeRTOS static allocation API

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

FreeRTOS gives the application writer the ability to instead provide the memory themselves, allowing the following objects to optionally be created without any memory being allocated dynamically:

  • Tasks

  • Software Timers (Daemon task is still dynamic. See documentation)

  • Queues

  • Event Groups

  • Binary Semaphores

  • Counting Semaphores

  • Recursive Semaphores

  • Mutexes

Whether it is preferable to use static or dynamic memory allocation is dependent on the application, and the preference of the application writer. Both methods have pros and cons, and both methods can be used within the same RTOS application.

Creating RTOS objects using statically allocated RAM has the benefit of providing the application writer with more control: RTOS objects can be placed at specific memory locations. The maximum RAM footprint can be determined at link time, rather than run time. The application writer does not need to concern themselves with graceful handling of memory allocation failures. It allows the RTOS to be used in applications that simply don’t allow any dynamic memory allocation (although FreeRTOS includes allocation schemes that can overcome most objections).

CONFIG_FREERTOS_ENABLE_STATIC_TASK_CLEAN_UP

Enable static task clean up hook

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS > CONFIG_FREERTOS_SUPPORT_STATIC_ALLOCATION

Enable this option to make FreeRTOS call the static task clean up hook when a task is deleted.

Bear in mind that if this option is enabled you will need to implement the following function:

void vPortCleanUpTCB ( void \*pxTCB ) {
    // place clean up code here
}
CONFIG_FREERTOS_TIMER_TASK_PRIORITY

FreeRTOS timer task priority

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

The timer service task (primarily) makes use of existing FreeRTOS features, allowing timer functionality to be added to an application with minimal impact on the size of the application’s executable binary.

Use this constant to define the priority that the timer task will run at.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_TIMER_TASK_STACK_DEPTH

FreeRTOS timer task stack size

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

The timer service task (primarily) makes use of existing FreeRTOS features, allowing timer functionality to be added to an application with minimal impact on the size of the application’s executable binary.

Use this constant to define the size (in bytes) of the stack allocated for the timer task.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_TIMER_QUEUE_LENGTH

FreeRTOS timer queue length

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

FreeRTOS provides a set of timer related API functions. Many of these functions use a standard FreeRTOS queue to send commands to the timer service task. The queue used for this purpose is called the ‘timer command queue’. The ‘timer command queue’ is private to the FreeRTOS timer implementation, and cannot be accessed directly.

For most uses the default value of 10 is OK.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_QUEUE_REGISTRY_SIZE

FreeRTOS queue registry size

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

FreeRTOS uses the queue registry as a means for kernel aware debuggers to locate queues, semaphores, and mutexes. The registry allows for a textual name to be associated with a queue for easy identification within a debugging GUI. A value of 0 will disable queue registry functionality, and a value larger than 0 will specify the number of queues/semaphores/mutexes that the registry can hold.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_USE_TRACE_FACILITY

Enable FreeRTOS trace facility

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

If enabled, configUSE_TRACE_FACILITY will be defined as 1 in FreeRTOS. This will allow the usage of trace facility functions such as uxTaskGetSystemState().

CONFIG_FREERTOS_USE_STATS_FORMATTING_FUNCTIONS

Enable FreeRTOS stats formatting functions

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS > CONFIG_FREERTOS_USE_TRACE_FACILITY

If enabled, configUSE_STATS_FORMATTING_FUNCTIONS will be defined as 1 in FreeRTOS. This will allow the usage of stats formatting functions such as vTaskList().

CONFIG_FREERTOS_VTASKLIST_INCLUDE_COREID

Enable display of xCoreID in vTaskList

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS > CONFIG_FREERTOS_USE_TRACE_FACILITY > CONFIG_FREERTOS_USE_STATS_FORMATTING_FUNCTIONS

If enabled, this will include an extra column when vTaskList is called to display the CoreID the task is pinned to (0,1) or -1 if not pinned.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_GENERATE_RUN_TIME_STATS

Enable FreeRTOS to collect run time stats

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

If enabled, configGENERATE_RUN_TIME_STATS will be defined as 1 in FreeRTOS. This will allow FreeRTOS to collect information regarding the usage of processor time amongst FreeRTOS tasks. Run time stats are generated using either the ESP Timer or the CPU Clock as the clock source (Note that run time stats are only valid until the clock source overflows). The function vTaskGetRunTimeStats() will also be available if FREERTOS_USE_STATS_FORMATTING_FUNCTIONS and FREERTOS_USE_TRACE_FACILITY are enabled. vTaskGetRunTimeStats() will display the run time of each task as a % of the total run time of all CPUs (task run time / no of CPUs) / (total run time / 100 )

CONFIG_FREERTOS_RUN_TIME_STATS_CLK

Choose the clock source for run time stats

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS > CONFIG_FREERTOS_GENERATE_RUN_TIME_STATS

Choose the clock source for FreeRTOS run time stats. Options are CPU0’s CPU Clock or the ESP Timer. Both clock sources are 32 bits. The CPU Clock can run at a higher frequency hence provide a finer resolution but will overflow much quicker. Note that run time stats are only valid until the clock source overflows.

Available options:
  • Use ESP TIMER for run time stats (FREERTOS_RUN_TIME_STATS_USING_ESP_TIMER)

    ESP Timer will be used as the clock source for FreeRTOS run time stats. The ESP Timer runs at a frequency of 1MHz regardless of Dynamic Frequency Scaling. Therefore the ESP Timer will overflow in approximately 4290 seconds.

  • Use CPU Clock for run time stats (FREERTOS_RUN_TIME_STATS_USING_CPU_CLK)

    CPU Clock will be used as the clock source for the generation of run time stats. The CPU Clock has a frequency dependent on ESP32_DEFAULT_CPU_FREQ_MHZ and Dynamic Frequency Scaling (DFS). Therefore the CPU Clock frequency can fluctuate between 80 to 240MHz. Run time stats generated using the CPU Clock represents the number of CPU cycles each task is allocated and DOES NOT reflect the amount of time each task runs for (as CPU clock frequency can change). If the CPU clock consistently runs at the maximum frequency of 240MHz, it will overflow in approximately 17 seconds.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_USE_TICKLESS_IDLE

Tickless idle support

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

If power management support is enabled, FreeRTOS will be able to put the system into light sleep mode when no tasks need to run for a number of ticks. This number can be set using FREERTOS_IDLE_TIME_BEFORE_SLEEP option. This feature is also known as “automatic light sleep”.

Note that timers created using esp_timer APIs may prevent the system from entering sleep mode, even when no tasks need to run.

If disabled, automatic light sleep support will be disabled.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_IDLE_TIME_BEFORE_SLEEP

Minimum number of ticks to enter sleep mode for

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS > CONFIG_FREERTOS_USE_TICKLESS_IDLE

FreeRTOS will enter light sleep mode if no tasks need to run for this number of ticks.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_TASK_FUNCTION_WRAPPER

Enclose all task functions in a wrapper function

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

If enabled, all FreeRTOS task functions will be enclosed in a wrapper function. If a task function mistakenly returns (i.e. does not delete), the call flow will return to the wrapper function. The wrapper function will then log an error and abort the application. This option is also required for GDB backtraces and C++ exceptions to work correctly inside top-level task functions.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_CHECK_MUTEX_GIVEN_BY_OWNER

Check that mutex semaphore is given by owner task

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

If enabled, assert that when a mutex semaphore is given, the task giving the semaphore is the task which is currently holding the mutex.

CONFIG_FREERTOS_CHECK_PORT_CRITICAL_COMPLIANCE

Tests compliance with Vanilla FreeRTOS port*_CRITICAL calls

Found in: Component config > FreeRTOS

If enabled, context of port*_CRITICAL calls (ISR or Non-ISR) would be checked to be in compliance with Vanilla FreeRTOS. e.g Calling port*_CRITICAL from ISR context would cause assert failure

FAT Filesystem support

Contains:

CONFIG_FATFS_CHOOSE_CODEPAGE

OEM Code Page

Found in: Component config > FAT Filesystem support

OEM code page used for file name encodings.

If “Dynamic” is selected, code page can be chosen at runtime using f_setcp function. Note that choosing this option will increase application size by ~480kB.

Available options:
  • Dynamic (all code pages supported) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_DYNAMIC)

  • US (CP437) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_437)

  • Arabic (CP720) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_720)

  • Greek (CP737) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_737)

  • KBL (CP771) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_771)

  • Baltic (CP775) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_775)

  • Latin 1 (CP850) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_850)

  • Latin 2 (CP852) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_852)

  • Cyrillic (CP855) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_855)

  • Turkish (CP857) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_857)

  • Portugese (CP860) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_860)

  • Icelandic (CP861) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_861)

  • Hebrew (CP862) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_862)

  • Canadian French (CP863) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_863)

  • Arabic (CP864) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_864)

  • Nordic (CP865) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_865)

  • Russian (CP866) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_866)

  • Greek 2 (CP869) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_869)

  • Japanese (DBCS) (CP932) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_932)

  • Simplified Chinese (DBCS) (CP936) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_936)

  • Korean (DBCS) (CP949) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_949)

  • Traditional Chinese (DBCS) (CP950) (FATFS_CODEPAGE_950)

CONFIG_FATFS_LONG_FILENAMES

Long filename support

Found in: Component config > FAT Filesystem support

Support long filenames in FAT. Long filename data increases memory usage. FATFS can be configured to store the buffer for long filename data in stack or heap.

Available options:
  • No long filenames (FATFS_LFN_NONE)

  • Long filename buffer in heap (FATFS_LFN_HEAP)

  • Long filename buffer on stack (FATFS_LFN_STACK)

CONFIG_FATFS_MAX_LFN

Max long filename length

Found in: Component config > FAT Filesystem support

Maximum long filename length. Can be reduced to save RAM.

CONFIG_FATFS_API_ENCODING

API character encoding

Found in: Component config > FAT Filesystem support

Choose encoding for character and string arguments/returns when using FATFS APIs. The encoding of arguments will usually depend on text editor settings.

Available options:
  • API uses ANSI/OEM encoding (FATFS_API_ENCODING_ANSI_OEM)

  • API uses UTF-16 encoding (FATFS_API_ENCODING_UTF_16)

  • API uses UTF-8 encoding (FATFS_API_ENCODING_UTF_8)

CONFIG_FATFS_FS_LOCK

Number of simultaneously open files protected by lock function

Found in: Component config > FAT Filesystem support

This option sets the FATFS configuration value _FS_LOCK. The option _FS_LOCK switches file lock function to control duplicated file open and illegal operation to open objects.

* 0: Disable file lock function. To avoid volume corruption, application should avoid illegal open, remove and rename to the open objects.

* >0: Enable file lock function. The value defines how many files/sub-directories can be opened simultaneously under file lock control.

Note that the file lock control is independent of re-entrancy.

CONFIG_FATFS_TIMEOUT_MS

Timeout for acquiring a file lock, ms

Found in: Component config > FAT Filesystem support

This option sets FATFS configuration value _FS_TIMEOUT, scaled to milliseconds. Sets the number of milliseconds FATFS will wait to acquire a mutex when operating on an open file. For example, if one task is performing a lenghty operation, another task will wait for the first task to release the lock, and time out after amount of time set by this option.

CONFIG_FATFS_PER_FILE_CACHE

Use separate cache for each file

Found in: Component config > FAT Filesystem support

This option affects FATFS configuration value _FS_TINY.

If this option is set, _FS_TINY is 0, and each open file has its own cache, size of the cache is equal to the _MAX_SS variable (512 or 4096 bytes). This option uses more RAM if more than 1 file is open, but needs less reads and writes to the storage for some operations.

If this option is not set, _FS_TINY is 1, and single cache is used for all open files, size is also equal to _MAX_SS variable. This reduces the amount of heap used when multiple files are open, but increases the number of read and write operations which FATFS needs to make.

CONFIG_FATFS_ALLOC_PREFER_EXTRAM

Perfer external RAM when allocating FATFS buffers

Found in: Component config > FAT Filesystem support

When the option is enabled, internal buffers used by FATFS will be allocated from external RAM. If the allocation from external RAM fails, the buffer will be allocated from the internal RAM. Disable this option if optimizing for performance. Enable this option if optimizing for internal memory size.

Core dump

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP32_COREDUMP_TO_FLASH_OR_UART

Data destination

Found in: Component config > Core dump

Select place to store core dump: flash, uart or none (to disable core dumps generation).

Core dumps to Flash are not available if PSRAM is used for task stacks.

If core dump is configured to be stored in flash and custom partition table is used add corresponding entry to your CSV. For examples, please see predefined partition table CSV descriptions in the components/partition_table directory.

Available options:
  • Flash (ESP32_ENABLE_COREDUMP_TO_FLASH)

  • UART (ESP32_ENABLE_COREDUMP_TO_UART)

  • None (ESP32_ENABLE_COREDUMP_TO_NONE)

CONFIG_ESP32_COREDUMP_DATA_FORMAT

Core dump data format

Found in: Component config > Core dump

Select the data format for core dump.

Available options:
  • Binary format (ESP32_COREDUMP_DATA_FORMAT_BIN)

  • ELF format (ESP32_COREDUMP_DATA_FORMAT_ELF)

CONFIG_ESP32_COREDUMP_CHECKSUM

Core dump data integrity check

Found in: Component config > Core dump

Select the integrity check for the core dump.

Available options:
  • Use CRC32 for integrity verification (ESP32_COREDUMP_CHECKSUM_CRC32)

  • Use SHA256 for integrity verification (ESP32_COREDUMP_CHECKSUM_SHA256)

CONFIG_ESP32_CORE_DUMP_MAX_TASKS_NUM

Maximum number of tasks

Found in: Component config > Core dump

Maximum number of tasks snapshots in core dump.

CONFIG_ESP32_CORE_DUMP_UART_DELAY

Delay before print to UART

Found in: Component config > Core dump

Config delay (in ms) before printing core dump to UART. Delay can be interrupted by pressing Enter key.

CONFIG_ESP32_CORE_DUMP_STACK_SIZE

Reserved stack size

Found in: Component config > Core dump

Size of the memory to be reserved for core dump stack. If 0 core dump process will run on the stack of crashed task/ISR, otherwise special stack will be allocated. To ensure that core dump itself will not overflow task/ISR stack set this to the value above 800. NOTE: It eats DRAM.

CONFIG_ESP32_CORE_DUMP_DECODE

Handling of UART core dumps in IDF Monitor

Found in: Component config > Core dump

Available options:
  • Decode and show summary (info_corefile) (ESP32_CORE_DUMP_DECODE_INFO)

  • Don’t decode (ESP32_CORE_DUMP_DECODE_DISABLE)

ESP HTTP client

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP_HTTP_CLIENT_ENABLE_HTTPS

Enable https

Found in: Component config > ESP HTTP client

This option will enable https protocol by linking mbedtls library and initializing SSL transport

CONFIG_ESP_HTTP_CLIENT_ENABLE_BASIC_AUTH

Enable HTTP Basic Authentication

Found in: Component config > ESP HTTP client

This option will enable HTTP Basic Authentication. It is disabled by default as Basic auth uses unencrypted encoding, so it introduces a vulnerability when not using TLS

ESP-TLS

Contains:

CONFIG_ESP_TLS_LIBRARY_CHOOSE

Choose SSL/TLS library for ESP-TLS (See help for more Info)

Found in: Component config > ESP-TLS

The ESP-TLS APIs support multiple backend TLS libraries. Currently mbedTLS and WolfSSL are supported. Different TLS libraries may support different features and have different resource usage. Consult the ESP-TLS documentation in ESP-IDF Programming guide for more details.

Available options:
  • mbedTLS (ESP_TLS_USING_MBEDTLS)

  • wolfSSL (License info in wolfSSL directory README) (ESP_TLS_USING_WOLFSSL)

CONFIG_ESP_TLS_SERVER

Enable ESP-TLS Server

Found in: Component config > ESP-TLS

Enable support for creating server side SSL/TLS session, available for mbedTLS as well as wolfSSL TLS library.

CONFIG_ESP_TLS_PSK_VERIFICATION

Enable PSK verification

Found in: Component config > ESP-TLS

Enable support for pre shared key ciphers, supported for both mbedTLS as well as wolfSSL TLS library.

CONFIG_ESP_WOLFSSL_SMALL_CERT_VERIFY

Enable SMALL_CERT_VERIFY

Found in: Component config > ESP-TLS

Enables server verification with Intermediate CA cert, does not authenticate full chain of trust upto the root CA cert (After Enabling this option client only needs to have Intermediate CA certificate of the server to authenticate server, root CA cert is not necessary).

CONFIG_ESP_DEBUG_WOLFSSL

Enable debug logs for wolfSSL

Found in: Component config > ESP-TLS

Enable detailed debug prints for wolfSSL SSL library.

Driver configurations

Contains:

ADC configuration

Contains:

CONFIG_ADC_FORCE_XPD_FSM

Use the FSM to control ADC power

Found in: Component config > Driver configurations > ADC configuration

ADC power can be controlled by the FSM instead of software. This allows the ADC to be shut off when it is not working leading to lower power consumption. However using the FSM control ADC power will increase the noise of ADC.

CONFIG_ADC_DISABLE_DAC

Disable DAC when ADC2 is used on GPIO 25 and 26

Found in: Component config > Driver configurations > ADC configuration

If this is set, the ADC2 driver will disable the output of the DAC corresponding to the specified channel. This is the default value.

For testing, disable this option so that we can measure the output of DAC by internal ADC.

SPI configuration

Contains:

CONFIG_SPI_MASTER_IN_IRAM

Place transmitting functions of SPI master into IRAM

Found in: Component config > Driver configurations > SPI configuration

Normally only the ISR of SPI master is placed in the IRAM, so that it can work without the flash when interrupt is triggered. For other functions, there’s some possibility that the flash cache miss when running inside and out of SPI functions, which may increase the interval of SPI transactions. Enable this to put queue\_trans, get\_trans\_result and transmit functions into the IRAM to avoid possible cache miss.

During unit test, this is enabled to measure the ideal case of api.

CONFIG_SPI_MASTER_ISR_IN_IRAM

Place SPI master ISR function into IRAM

Found in: Component config > Driver configurations > SPI configuration

Place the SPI master ISR in to IRAM to avoid possible cache miss.

Also you can forbid the ISR being disabled during flash writing access, by add ESP_INTR_FLAG_IRAM when initializing the driver.

CONFIG_SPI_SLAVE_IN_IRAM

Place transmitting functions of SPI slave into IRAM

Found in: Component config > Driver configurations > SPI configuration

Normally only the ISR of SPI slave is placed in the IRAM, so that it can work without the flash when interrupt is triggered. For other functions, there’s some possibility that the flash cache miss when running inside and out of SPI functions, which may increase the interval of SPI transactions. Enable this to put queue\_trans, get\_trans\_result and transmit functions into the IRAM to avoid possible cache miss.

CONFIG_SPI_SLAVE_ISR_IN_IRAM

Place SPI slave ISR function into IRAM

Found in: Component config > Driver configurations > SPI configuration

Place the SPI slave ISR in to IRAM to avoid possible cache miss.

Also you can forbid the ISR being disabled during flash writing access, by add ESP_INTR_FLAG_IRAM when initializing the driver.

UART configuration

Contains:

CONFIG_UART_ISR_IN_IRAM

Place UART ISR function into IRAM

Found in: Component config > Driver configurations > UART configuration

If this option is not selected, UART interrupt will be disabled for a long time and may cause data lost when doing spi flash operation.

CoAP Configuration

Contains:

CONFIG_COAP_MBEDTLS_ENCRYPTION_MODE

CoAP Encryption method

Found in: Component config > CoAP Configuration

If the CoAP information is to be encrypted, the encryption environment can be set up in one of two ways (default being Pre-Shared key mode)

  • Encrypt using defined Pre-Shared Keys (PSK if uri includes coaps://)

  • Encrypt using defined Public Key Infrastructure (PKI if uri includes coaps://)

Available options:
  • Pre-Shared Keys (COAP_MBEDTLS_PSK)

  • PKI Certificates (COAP_MBEDTLS_PKI)

CONFIG_COAP_MBEDTLS_DEBUG

Enable CoAP debugging

Found in: Component config > CoAP Configuration

Enable CoAP debugging functions at compile time for the example code.

If this option is enabled, call coap_set_log_level() at runtime in order to enable CoAP debug output via the ESP log mechanism.

CONFIG_COAP_MBEDTLS_DEBUG_LEVEL

Set CoAP debugging level

Found in: Component config > CoAP Configuration > CONFIG_COAP_MBEDTLS_DEBUG

Set CoAP debugging level

Available options:
  • Emergency (COAP_LOG_EMERG)

  • Alert (COAP_LOG_ALERT)

  • Critical (COAP_LOG_CRIT)

  • Error (COAP_LOG_ERROR)

  • Warning (COAP_LOG_WARNING)

  • Notice (COAP_LOG_NOTICE)

  • Info (COAP_LOG_INFO)

  • Debug (COAP_LOG_DEBUG)

Application Level Tracing

Contains:

CONFIG_APPTRACE_DESTINATION

Data Destination

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing

Select destination for application trace: trace memory or none (to disable).

Available options:
  • Trace memory (APPTRACE_DEST_TRAX)

  • None (APPTRACE_DEST_NONE)

CONFIG_APPTRACE_ONPANIC_HOST_FLUSH_TMO

Timeout for flushing last trace data to host on panic

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing

Timeout for flushing last trace data to host in case of panic. In ms. Use -1 to disable timeout and wait forever.

CONFIG_APPTRACE_POSTMORTEM_FLUSH_THRESH

Threshold for flushing last trace data to host on panic

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing

Threshold for flushing last trace data to host on panic in post-mortem mode. This is minimal amount of data needed to perform flush. In bytes.

CONFIG_APPTRACE_PENDING_DATA_SIZE_MAX

Size of the pending data buffer

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing

Size of the buffer for events in bytes. It is useful for buffering events from the time critical code (scheduler, ISRs etc). If this parameter is 0 then events will be discarded when main HW buffer is full.

FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing

Contains:

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

SystemView Tracing Enable

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing

Enables supporrt for SEGGER SystemView tracing functionality.

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_TS_SOURCE

Timer to use as timestamp source

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

SystemView needs to use a hardware timer as the source of timestamps when tracing. This option selects the timer for it.

Available options:
  • CPU cycle counter (CCOUNT) (SYSVIEW_TS_SOURCE_CCOUNT)

  • Timer 0, Group 0 (SYSVIEW_TS_SOURCE_TIMER_00)

  • Timer 1, Group 0 (SYSVIEW_TS_SOURCE_TIMER_01)

  • Timer 0, Group 1 (SYSVIEW_TS_SOURCE_TIMER_10)

  • Timer 1, Group 1 (SYSVIEW_TS_SOURCE_TIMER_11)

  • esp_timer high resolution timer (SYSVIEW_TS_SOURCE_ESP_TIMER)

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_MAX_TASKS

Maximum supported tasks

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Configures maximum supported tasks in sysview debug

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_BUF_WAIT_TMO

Trace buffer wait timeout

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Configures timeout (in us) to wait for free space in trace buffer. Set to -1 to wait forever and avoid lost events.

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_EVT_OVERFLOW_ENABLE

Trace Buffer Overflow Event

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Enables “Trace Buffer Overflow” event.

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_EVT_ISR_ENTER_ENABLE

ISR Enter Event

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Enables “ISR Enter” event.

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_EVT_ISR_EXIT_ENABLE

ISR Exit Event

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Enables “ISR Exit” event.

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_EVT_ISR_TO_SCHEDULER_ENABLE

ISR Exit to Scheduler Event

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Enables “ISR to Scheduler” event.

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_EVT_TASK_START_EXEC_ENABLE

Task Start Execution Event

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Enables “Task Start Execution” event.

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_EVT_TASK_STOP_EXEC_ENABLE

Task Stop Execution Event

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Enables “Task Stop Execution” event.

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_EVT_TASK_START_READY_ENABLE

Task Start Ready State Event

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Enables “Task Start Ready State” event.

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_EVT_TASK_STOP_READY_ENABLE

Task Stop Ready State Event

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Enables “Task Stop Ready State” event.

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_EVT_TASK_CREATE_ENABLE

Task Create Event

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Enables “Task Create” event.

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_EVT_TASK_TERMINATE_ENABLE

Task Terminate Event

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Enables “Task Terminate” event.

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_EVT_IDLE_ENABLE

System Idle Event

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Enables “System Idle” event.

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_EVT_TIMER_ENTER_ENABLE

Timer Enter Event

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Enables “Timer Enter” event.

CONFIG_SYSVIEW_EVT_TIMER_EXIT_ENABLE

Timer Exit Event

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing > FreeRTOS SystemView Tracing > CONFIG_SYSVIEW_ENABLE

Enables “Timer Exit” event.

CONFIG_APPTRACE_GCOV_ENABLE

GCOV to Host Enable

Found in: Component config > Application Level Tracing

Enables support for GCOV data transfer to host.

Compatibility options

Contains:

CONFIG_LEGACY_INCLUDE_COMMON_HEADERS

Include headers across components as before IDF v4.0

Found in: Compatibility options

Soc, esp32, and driver components, the most common components. Some header of these components are included implicitly by headers of other components before IDF v4.0. It’s not required for high-level components, but still included through long header chain everywhere.

This is harmful to the modularity. So it’s changed in IDF v4.0.

You can still include these headers in a legacy way until it is totally deprecated by enable this option.

Deprecated options and their replacements

Customisations

Because IDF builds by default with Warning On Undefined Variables, when the Kconfig tool generates Makefiles (the auto.conf file) its behaviour has been customised. In normal Kconfig, a variable which is set to “no” is undefined. In IDF’s version of Kconfig, this variable is defined in the Makefile but has an empty value.

(Note that ifdef and ifndef can still be used in Makefiles, because they test if a variable is defined and has a non-empty value.)

When generating header files for C & C++, the behaviour is not customised - so #ifdef can be used to test if a boolean config item is set or not.