Model Debugger for Fast Models User Guide

Version 5.2

Table of Contents

About this book
Intended audience
Typographical conventions
Further reading
Feedback on this product
Feedback on this book
1. Introduction
1.1. Overview
1.1.1. Key features
1.1.2. Retargetable debugger
1.1.3. Multi-core debugging
2. Using Model Debugger
2.1. Launching Model Debugger
2.1.1. Using the command line
2.1.2. Launching from System Canvas
2.1.3. Launching Model Debugger separately
2.1.4. Start Simulation and Connect automatically
2.2. Model Debugger application windows
2.2.1. Main toolbar
2.2.2. Menu bar
2.2.3. Dock windows
2.2.4. Moving or copying views
2.2.5. Saving the window layout
2.2.6. New debug views
2.2.7. Closing windows and views
2.2.8. Output window
2.3. Debug views for source code and disassembly
2.3.1. Source view
2.3.2. Disassembly view
2.3.3. Call Stack
2.4. Debug views for registers and memory
2.4.1. Register views
2.4.2. Memory
2.4.3. Variables
2.5. Debug views for pipelines
2.5.1. Pipeline Overview window
2.5.2. Pipeline Table window
2.6. Watch window and Expression Evaluator
2.6.1. Context menu for Watch Window
2.7. Setting breakpoints in the debug views
2.7.1. Conditional breakpoints
2.7.2. Removing and disabling breakpoints
2.7.3. Breakpoint Manager dialog
2.7.4. Breakpoint Properties dialog
2.8. Model Debugger sessions
2.9. Preferences dialog
3. Installation and Configuration
3.1. Linux installation procedure
3.1.1. Software requirements
3.1.2. Installation
3.1.3. Configuring your environment
3.2. Windows installation procedure
3.2.1. Software requirements
3.2.2. Installation
A. Shortcuts
A.1. Keyboard shortcuts

List of Figures

1.1. Model Debugger main window with debug windows
2.1. Launching Model Debugger using the System Canvas toolbar
2.2. System Canvas Configure Model Parameters dialog
2.3. System Canvas Configure Model Parameters dialog, list view
2.4. Select Targets dialog
2.5. Load Application dialog
2.6. Connect remote dialog
2.7. Select Target dialog
2.8. Debug Isim System dialog
2.9. Default layout for Model Debugger
2.10. Main toolbar
2.11. Select cores for MP stepping
2.12. Drag-and-drop of debug views
2.13. Duplicating a register view
2.14. Layout Control window
2.15. Layout Control context menu
2.16. Load Layout dialog
2.17. Icons for selecting a new debug view
2.18. Closing windows or individual debug views
2.19. Arrow button for scrolling code
2.20. Source view
2.21. Debug Source Files dialog
2.22. Find Source File dialog
2.23. Source File Properties dialog
2.24. Source Path Replacement dialog
2.25. Find dialog
2.26. Disassembly view
2.27. Matching source and disassembly
2.28. Call Stack view
2.29. Select register group
2.30. Register view showing current and previous contents
2.31. Register view contents at cursor
2.32. Memory view
2.33. Load File to Memory dialog
2.34. Local Variable view
2.35. Global Variable view
2.36. Pipeline Overview window
2.37. Pipeline Table window
2.38. Pipeline Table icons
2.39. Pipeline Table context menu
2.40. Pipeline Stage Properties dialog
2.41. Pipeline view context menu
2.42. Submenu for display format
2.43. Watch window
2.44. Source view breakpoint
2.45. Disassembly view breakpoint
2.46. Register view breakpoint
2.47. Pipeline table breakpoint
2.48. Breakpoint Manager dialog
2.49. Breakpoint Properties dialog
2.50. Preferences dialog

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Revision History
Revision AAugust 2007New document for System Generator 3.0.
Revision BDecember 2007Updated for System Generator 3.1.
Revision CFebruary 2008Updated for System Generator 3.2. Supports RHEL 5. New shortcut keys
Revision DMarch 2008Updated for SoC Designer 7.1.
Revision EJune 2008Updated for Model Debugger 4.0 as provided with System Generator 4.0.
Revision FAugust 2008Update for System Generator 4.0 SP1.
Revision GDecember 2008Update for Model Debugger for Fast Models 4.1.
Revision HMarch 2009Update for Model Debugger for Fast Models 4.2.
Revision IApril 2009Update for Model Debugger for Fast Models 5.0.
Revision JSeptember 2009Update for Model Debugger for Fast Models 5.1.
Revision KFebruary 2010Update for Model Debugger for Fast Models 5.2.
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