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Model Configuration Parameters for BeagleBone Blue Hardware

Hardware Implementation Pane Overview

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

  2. In the Configuration Parameters dialog box, select Hardware Implementation.

  3. Set the Hardware board parameter to BeagleBone Blue. This selection automatically populates the parameters in the Hardware board settings with the default values for the BeagleBone® Blue hardware.

  4. Click Apply to apply the changes.

  5. Click OK to close the dialog box.

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

Board Parameters

ParameterDescriptionDefault Value

Device Address

The IP address of the hardware on your network.


The username of the Linux operating system on the hardware.



The password of the Linux operating system on the hardware.


Build options

ParameterDescriptionDefault Value

Build action

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

Build, load, and run

Build directory

The build directory of the Linux operating system on the hardware.


External mode

ParameterDescriptionDefault Value

Communication interface

The transport layer used to exchange data between the computer and the hardware.


Run external mode in a background thread

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



A TCP/IP port number on the hardware.



Enables the view of External mode execution progress and updates in the Diagnostic Viewer.