Tutorial: Getting Started with OVP and Imperas


This tutorial is for a first time user of the Open Virtual Platforms modeling and simulation technology. This is the first tutorial in the series and is made up of the chapters listed below. Watch these chapters to see how to download, install, get licenses, use on Windows and Linux. It also covers how to setup a license manager and how to select between OVPsim and Imperas professional simulators. It shows you how to get started.
OVP T1 TuTorial

Chapters:
1Access and Downloading Software from OVP and Imperas
How to access the OVP and Imperas websites to select the main installation packages and how to download.
2Development Environment on Windows : Installing MSYS and MinGW
How to obtain and setup MSYS and MinGW on a Windows machine. This environment is used for the compilation of programs to execute on the Windows host machine.
3First Use OVP on Windows
Obtain and download packages from the OVP website. Install and setup the OVPsim package and other required packages to Cross Compile an application program and run it on a processor model on a Windows host machine. How to request and install a product license, including how to obtain the required information.
4First use on Linux Host
Obtain and download packages from the OVP website. Install and setup the OVPsim package and other required packages to Cross Compile an application program and run it on a processor model on a Linux host machine. How to request and install a product license, including how to obtain the required information.
5Setup of License Server on Windows Hosts
Installing a floating license server for OVP and Imperas products on a Windows host machine.
6Setup of License Server on Linux Hosts
Installing a floating license server for OVP and Imperas products on a Linux host machine.
7Switching between OVPsim and Imperas Professional Simulator (CpuManager)
How the OVP and Imperas simulators are selected at runtime and how to switch between them. How to check your installation and the FlexLM license controls. Introduction to personalities of the Imperas Professional Simulator (CpuManager), how they are selected and the features they provide.