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Model Configuration Parameters for BeagleBone Black Hardware Board

Hardware Implementation Pane Overview

  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 BeagleBone Black.

  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

ParameterDescriptionDefault Value

Base Rate Task Priority

Sets the static priority of the base rate task in the operating system.


Board Parameters

ParameterDescriptionDefault Value

Device Address

Set the IP address of the hardware board on your network.


Set the root username of the Linux operating system on the hardware board.



Set the root password of the Linux operating system password on the hardware board.


Build options

ParameterDescriptionDefault Value

Build action

Defines how Simulink Coder™ responds when you build your model.

Build, load, and run


ParameterDescriptionDefault Value

CPU Clock Frequency

The CPU clock frequency in MHz.


External Mode

ParameterDescriptionDefault Value

Communication interface

Transport layer used to exchange data between the development computer and hardware.


Run external mode in a background thread

Force the external mode engine in the generated code to execute in a background task.



Port number on the hardware board.



Enable view of the external mode execution progress and updates in the Diagnostic Viewer.