OVP Peripheral Model: AlteraJtagUart

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.


No Support for pin level transitions


Altera Avalon JTAG UART


Open Source Apache 2.0


Embedded Peripherals IP User Guide, UG-01085-11.0 11.0 June 2011


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

Peripheral Instance Parameters

This model accepts the following parameters:

Table : Peripheral Parameters

connectnonblockingboolIf set, simulation can begin before the connection is made
finishOnDisconnectboolIf set, disconnecting the port will cause the simulation to finish
logboolIf specified, serial output will go to simulator log
portFilestringIf portnum was specified as zero, write the port number to this file when it's known
infilestringName of file to use for device source
outfilestringName of file to write device output
portnumuns32If set, listen on this port. If set to zero, allocate a port from the pool and listen on that.
consoleboolIf specified, port number is ignored, and a console pops up automatically
xcharsuns32Width of console in characters
ycharsuns32Height of console in characters
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
resetinputF (False)
irqoutputF (False)

Bus Slave Ports

This model has the following bus slave ports:

Bus Slave Port: sp1

Table 2: Bus Slave Port: sp1

NameSize (bytes)Must Be ConnectedDescription
sp10x8F (False)

Table 3: Bus Slave Port: sp1 Registers:

NameOffsetWidth (bits)DescriptionR/Wis Volatile

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 4: Publicly available platforms using peripheral 'JtagUart'

Platform NameVendor

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