You start the simulation with the command continue.
[...] simics> continue
As the simulation is running, you will see the boot process in the terminal connected to Ebony.
At any time you can pause the simulation by pressing control-C. Simics will stop between two instructions and bring you back to the prompt.
[press control-C] [cpu0] v:0xc0003d0c p:0x000003d0c beq- cr4,0xc0003d1c simics> continue
After some time Linux will be up and running and you arrive at the command line prompt. See figure 1.
|Figure 1. A booted Montavista Linux|
You can now try typing a few commands on the prompt:
root@firststeps: ~# pwd /root root@firststeps: ~# ls / LICENSE dev host lost+found proc tmp bin etc lib mnt root usr boot home linuxrc opt sbin var root@firststeps: ~#