Fixed Virtual Platforms VE and MPS FVP Reference Guide

Version 1.4

List of Topics

Conventions and feedback
About system models
About the VE FVP
About the MPS FVP
MPS hardware
Getting Started with Fixed Virtual Platforms
Debugging a FVP
Starting the FVP using Model Shell
Configuring VE and MPS FVPs
Loading and running an application on the VE FVP
Using the VE CLCD window
Using the MPS Visualization window
Using Ethernet with a VE FVP
Using a terminal with a system model
Virtual filesystem
Using the VFS with a prebuilt FVP
Programmer’s Reference for the VE FVPs
VE model memory map
VE model parameters
Motherboard peripheral parameters
Color LCD controller parameters
Ethernet parameters
System controller parameters
VE system register block parameters
UART parameters
Watchdog parameters
Motherboard virtual component parameters
FLASH loader parameters
Host bridge parameters
Multimedia card parameters
Terminal parameters
VFS2 parameters
Visualization parameters
FVP_VE_Cortex-A15xn CoreTile parameters
ARMv8-A AEM parameters
ARMv8-A AEM general multiprocessor parameters
ARMv8-A AEM abort parameters
ARMv8-A AEM GIC parameters
ARMv8-A AEM general processor parameters
ARMv8-A AEM cryptography parameters
ARMv8-A AEM general cache parameters
ARMv8-A AEM L2 cache-controller parameters
ARMv8-A AEM TLB parameters
ARMv8-A AEM memory parameters
ARMv8-A AEM debug architecture parameters
ARMv8-A AEM message parameters
ARMv8-A AEM simulator parameters
Semihosting parameters
Boundary features and architectural checkers
Differences between the VE and CoreTile hardware and the models
Memory map
Memory aliasing
Features not present in the model
Features partially implemented in the model
Restrictions on the processor models
Timing considerations
Programmer’s Reference for the MPS FVPs
MPS model memory map
MPS registers
Processor system registers
DUT system registers
Character LCD registers
Memory configuration and remap
Seven-segment display
MPS parameters
MPS visualization parameters
DUT parameters
Terminal parameters
Processor parameters
Differences between the MPS hardware and the system model
Features not present in the model
Timing considerations

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Revision History
Revision A31 May 2011First release for Fast Models v6.1.
Revision B31 July 2011Update for Fast Models v6.2.
Revision C30 November 2011Update for Fast Models v7.0.
Revision D31 May 2012Update for Fast Models v7.1.
Revision E31 December 2012Update for Fast Models v8.0.
Revision F31 May 2013Update for Fast Models v8.1.
Revision G31 August 2013Update for Fast Models v8.2.
Revision H30 November 2013Update for Fast Models v8.3.
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