Model Debugger for Fast Models User Guide

Version 8.0

Table of Contents

About this book
Intended audience
Using this book
Typographical conventions
Additional reading
Feedback on this product
Feedback on content
1. Introduction
1.1. Overview
1.1.1. Key features
1.1.2. Retargetable debugger
1.1.3. Multiprocessor 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 box
2.7.4. Breakpoint Properties dialog box
2.8. Model Debugger sessions
2.9. Preferences dialog box
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. Debug Simulation dialog box
2.2. Configure Model Parameters dialog box
2.3. Configure Model Parameters dialog box, List View tab
2.4. Select Targets dialog box
2.5. Load Application dialog box
2.6. Connect remote dialog box
2.7. Select Target dialog box
2.8. Debug Isim System dialog box
2.9. Default layout for Model Debugger
2.10. Main toolbar
2.11. Configure cores for MP stepping dialog box
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 box
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 box
2.22. Find Source File dialog box
2.23. Source File Properties dialog box
2.24. Source Path Replacement dialog box
2.25. Find dialog box
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 box
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 box
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 box
2.49. Breakpoint Properties dialog box
2.50. Preferences dialog box

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Revision History
Revision AAugust 2007New document for System Generator v3.0.
Revision BDecember 2007Update for System Generator v3.1.
Revision CFebruary 2008Update for System Generator v3.2. Supports RHEL 5. New shortcut keys.
Revision DMarch 2008Update for SoC Designer v7.1.
Revision EJune 2008Update for Model Debugger v4.0 as provided with System Generator v4.0.
Revision FAugust 2008Update for System Generator v4.0 SP1.
Revision GDecember 2008Update for Model Debugger for Fast Models v4.1.
Revision HMarch 2009Update for Model Debugger for Fast Models v4.2.
Revision IApril 2009Update for Model Debugger for Fast Models v5.0.
Revision JSeptember 2009Update for Model Debugger for Fast Models v5.1.
Revision KFebruary 2010Update for Model Debugger for Fast Models v5.2.
Revision LOctober 2010Update for Fast Models v6.0.
Revision MNovember 2011Update for Fast Models v7.0.
Revision NDecember 2012Update for Fast Models v8.0.
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