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Hardware Implementation Pane: ARM Cortex-A9 Hardware Boards and QEMU

To configure hardware parameters for ARM® Cortex®-A9 Hardware boards, follow these steps:

  1. In the Simulink® Editor, select Simulation > Model Configuration Parameters.

  2. In the Configuration Parameter dialog box, click Hardware Implementation.

  3. Set the Hardware board parameter to ARM Cortex-A9 (QEMU) and click Apply.

  4. The parameter values under Hardware board settings are automatically populated to their default values.

    You can optionally adjust these parameters for your particular use case.

  5. Click Apply to apply the changes.

For more information on selecting a hardware support package and general configuration settings, see Hardware Implementation Pane.

Operating system options


Base rate task priority

Static priority of base rate task of Simulink model



CPU Clock (MHz)

Frequency of the primary CPU core clock

Build Options


Build action

Simulink Coder™ build operation for model

External Mode


Communication interface

Transport layer external mode uses to exchange data

Run external mode in a background thread

Execution of external mode task in generated code within background thread


Verbose status messages for external mode execution progress and updates