Commit 9cce02ec authored by Ley Foon Tan's avatar Ley Foon Tan

Documentation: Add documentation for Nios2 architecture

Signed-off-by: 's avatarLey Foon Tan <lftan@altera.com>
parent 383b8fb9
Linux on the Nios II architecture
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This is a port of Linux to Nios II (nios2) processor.
In order to compile for Nios II, you need a version of GCC with support for the generic
system call ABI. Please see this link for more information on how compiling and booting
software for the Nios II platform:
http://www.rocketboards.org/foswiki/Documentation/NiosIILinuxUserManual
For reference, please see the following link:
http://www.altera.com/literature/lit-nio2.jsp
What is Nios II?
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Nios II is a 32-bit embedded-processor architecture designed specifically for the
Altera family of FPGAs. In order to support Linux, Nios II needs to be configured
with MMU and hardware multiplier enabled.
Nios II ABI
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Please refer to chapter "Application Binary Interface" in Nios II Processor Reference
Handbook.
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