Using the VFS with a prebuilt FVP

The supplied VE FVPs include the necessary VFS components. This permits you to run a Linux image, for example, on the VE FVP and access the filesystem running on your computer.

To use the VFS functionality of the VE FVP, use the motherboard.vfs2.mount configuration parameter when you start the model. The value of the parameter is the path to the host filesystem directory that is to be made accessible within the model.

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When the target OS is running, create a mount point, such as /mnt/host. For example, on a Linux target, use the mount command as follows:

mount -t vmfs A /mnt/host

You can then access the host filesystem from the target OS through a supported filesystem operation. See the ReadMe.txt file in the %PVLIB_HOME%\VFS2\linux\ directory.

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All path names must be fully qualified paths of the form:

mountpoint:/path/to/object

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