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Nios II IDE

Nios II IDE



You can import the uClinux-dist to Nios2 IDE, ie Eclipse, and debug kernel.

The debug info (-g) is disabled by default. To enable debug info,

Kernel hacking -->

[*] Kernel debugging

[*] Compile the kernel with debug info


1. Open Nios2 IDE from a shell, ie, run "nios2-ide" .

2. From IDE menu, import the uClinux-dist dir. After you press [finish], it will take some time scanning the dir.

  • File > Import > Altera Nios II > Existing Nios II software build tools project or folder into workspace
  • Project contents : < brow to your uClinux-dist dir >
  • Project name : < eg, uclinux > # you cannot use uClinux-dist as project name, it doesn't like "-".

3. Connect jtag cable to your board, and configure your fpga with nios2-configure-sof if it is not configured yet.

4. Select project uclinux from the left-hand side of the windows.Set Up a Debug Configuration.

  • Run > Debug As > Nios II Hardware

5. A Debug Configuration Manager will come out,

  • Nios II ELF Excutable: linux-2.6.x/vmlinux
  • SOPC Builder System PTF File: < brow to your system.ptf >
  • Click [Apply]
  • Click [Debug]

6. If the Confirm Perspective Switch dialog box appears, click Yes. You can debug the kernel now.

Idedebug.png (Click here for image)


Reference

  • Nios II Software Developer’s Handbook, ch3. Introduction to the Nios II Software Build Tools
  • Nios II IDE help, Running and Debugging on Hardware
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