Mbed-ce STM32L07x bare metal stack size

I have a custom STM32L072 project using mbed-ce v6.17.0 bare-metal . I’m trying to adjust the main stack size from what appears to be hardcoded as 1024(0x400).

I have added the following to the mbed_app.json file under the “target_overrides”:

  "main_stack_size": 2048,
  "boot_stack_size": 2048,

The mbed-…-link_script.ld in the build directory has the following:

_estack = __StackTop;
__StackLimit = __StackTop - 0x400;
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this name seems to be old and wrong one, the current one is main-thread-stack-size as you can see here.

The value 0x400 is just size of bootloader stack size. This part corresponds to this.

BR, Jan

Thanks for the quick reply!

So I added

        "main-thread-stack-size": 3072

to my mbed_app.json file. Here is the resulting and relevant section of the .elf.map file:

.heap 0x20002758 0x24a8
0x20002758 end = .
[!provide] PROVIDE (end = .)
0x20004c00 . = ((ORIGIN (RAM) + LENGTH (RAM)) - 0x400)
fill 0x20002758 0x24a8
0x20004c00 __HeapLimit = .

0x20005000 __StackTop = (ORIGIN (RAM) + LENGTH (RAM))
0x20005000 _estack = __StackTop
0x20004c00 __StackLimit = (__StackTop - 0x400)
0x20005000 PROVIDE (__stack = __StackTop)
0x00000001 ASSERT ((__StackLimit >= __HeapLimit), region RAM overflowed with stack)

I am not using a bootloader in this design so where should I be looking for the stack limit?

The default value is 4096 so your new settings override in with new value to 3072.

To be honest I do not know but does not seem to be here. I also forgot you mentioned bare metal profile and this settings are stored in RTOS folder…

@MultipleMonomials any idea please?

BR, Jan

So I tried a number of suggestions from the mbed docs regarding statck settings and then tried something obvious in the mbed_app.json file from the .ld file you pointed to above:

  "target.boot-stack-size": "0x800",

As I would expect, the .ld file then showed:

.stack_dummy (COPY):
} > RAM
_estack = __StackTop;
__StackLimit = __StackTop - 0x800;
PROVIDE(__stack = __StackTop);
ASSERT(__StackLimit >= __HeapLimit, "region RAM overflowed with stack")

So in the bare metal case, this seems to be the way to go.

One other thing related to this is the mbed stack stats feature does not seem to work. I have defined the following in mbed_app.json:

“macros”: [

And the following shows up in the build.…\mbed-os\mbed-target-config.h file:


But the stats all come back = 0

Yes, this is working because there is the macro - MBED_CONF_TARGET_BOOT_STACK_SIZE

BR, Jan