Terminal parameters

When the MPS FVP starts, a TCP/IP port for each enabled Terminal is opened. This is port 5000 by default, but increments by 1 until a free user port is found. For more information on using the Terminal component, see the reference information at the end of this topic.

The table below lists the terminal instantiation-time parameters that you can change when you start the model. The syntax to use in a configuration file is:


where x is the terminal ID 0, 1, 2 or 3 and parameter is the parameter name.


The telnet Terminal does not obey control flow signals. This means that the timing characteristics of Terminal are not the same as a standard serial port.

Table 54. Terminal instantiation parameters

Component nameParameterDescriptionTypeValuesDefault
terminal_[0-3]modeTerminal operation mode.Stringtelnet[a], raw[b]telnet
terminal_[0-3]start_telnetEnable terminal when the system starts.Booleantrue or falsetrue
terminal_[0-3]start_portPort used for the terminal when the system starts. If the specified port is not free, the port value is incremented by 1 until a free port is found.IntegerValid port number5000

[a] In telnet mode, the Terminal component supports a subset of the telnet protocol defined in RFC 854.

[b] In raw mode, the Terminal component does not interpret or modify the byte stream contents.

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