Chapter 5

Networking

Network simulation is an integral part of Simics, and many Simics target systems are networked in one way or another. Simics is used to simulate very large networks of systems, scaling up to several thousand target processors spread across dozens or even hundreds of networked boards. Chapter 5 shows how network simulation is done in Simics and how simulation can be scaled up to very large systems.

Keywords

Networking; Ethernet; bus; distribution; threading; multicore

The network is the computer.

—John Gage, Sun Microsystems, 1984

Network simulation is an integral part of Simics, and many Simics target systems are networked in one way or another. Simics is used in the real world to simulate very large networks of systems, scaling ...

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