How to Start, Stop and Restart Motorcortex.

This page is applicable for the latest image version mcx-rtos-v.2022.09-4. For other mcx-rtos-images checkout: Older versions.

Normally a Motorcortex application is configured to automatically boot when the machine is powered on. However it may be required for the software to be stopped or restarted in a different mode. This chapter shows how Motorcortex applications can be started, stopped and restarted.


Check the status of the motorcortex application:

motorcortex status
Running: no

Running: yes


Start the Motorcortex application:

sudo motorcortex start


Stop the Motorcortex application:

sudo motorcortex stop


Restart the Motorcortex application:

sudo motorcortex restart

Start Sim

Start the Motorcortex application in simulation mode:

sudo motorcortex startsim

Restart Sim

Switching an already running system to simulation mode execute:

sudo motorcortex restartsim

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