OVP Peripheral Model: IntelPs2Control

Model Specific Information

This page provides introductory usage information for an Imperas OVP peripheral behavioral model. The page is split into sections providing specific information for this peripheral, including any ports for connecting into a platform, registers, other component parts, and configuration options and general information for peripheral modeling with Imperas OVP.


Open Source Apache 2.0


PS2 Keyboard/Mouse Controller.


This is a preliminary model with sufficient functionality to enable Linux to Boot on the MIPS:MALTA platform. Mouse functions are currently turned off.


SMsC FDC37M817 Super I/O Controller Datasheet


The Ps2Control peripheral model is located in an Imperas/OVP installation at the VLNV: / peripheral / Ps2Control / 1.0.

Peripheral Instance Parameters

This model accepts the following parameters:

Table : Peripheral Parameters

disableInputboolIf set, disables mouse and keyboard events.
pollPerioduns32Number of uS between each polling of the keyboard and mouse queues. (default 2000)
grabDisableboolIf set, disables grabbing of the mouse by the VGA/input window.
cursorEnableboolIf set, shows a basic software cursor in the VGA/input window at the mouse position.
isMouseboolIf set, turns on mouse input function.
isKeyboardboolIf set, turns on keyboard input function.
recordstringRecord external events into this file
replaystringReplay external events from this file

Net Ports

This model has the following net ports:

Table 1: Net Ports

NameTypeMust Be ConnectedDescription
kbdInterruptoutputF (False)
mouseInterruptoutputF (False)
resetinputF (False)

Bus Slave Ports

This model has the following bus slave ports:

Bus Slave Port: config

Table 2: Bus Slave Port: config

NameSize (bytes)Must Be ConnectedDescription
config0x8T (True)

No address blocks have been defined for this slave port.

Platforms that use this peripheral component

Peripheral components can be used in many different platforms, including those developed by Imperas or by other users of OVP. You can use this peripheral in your own platforms.

Table 3: Publicly available platforms using peripheral 'Ps2Control'

Platform NameVendor

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