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3   Simulated Machines

Simics scripts for starting PPC64-Simple machines are located in the [workspace]/targets/ppc64-simple/ directory, while the actual configuration scripts can be found in [simics]/targets/ppc64-simple/.

3.1   Yellow

The default configuration can be modified as described in section 3.2.

3.1.1   Yellow Scripts

This chapter explains the files used to boot Linux on Yellow.
yellow-common.simics
Starts the yellow machine with the default configuration.

3.2   Parameters for Machine Scripts

The following parameters can be set before running the yellow-common.simics scripts.

3.2.1   yellow-common

$freq_mhz
The clock frequency in MHz for the processor.
$memory_megs
Amount of RAM in megabytes installed.
$kernel_image
The Linux kernel image file that should be booted.
$initrd_image
The file containing the initrd ram disk for Linux.
$kernel_base
The address to which the kernel binary is linked..
$load_base
The kernel binary is linked to virtual address $kernel_base, but yaboot will load it somewhere in the low 32 bit address space. The $load_base parameter is this base address.

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