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CPU Special Registers

MFija
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Hi there,

 

what kind of special registers are inside the NIOS II (SoC) and what are they used for?

Are they different from a regular CPU special registers?

 

best regards,

Mateusz

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Ahmed_H_Intel1
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Hi, NIOS II is a soft core processor, while SoC is ARM based hard core processor. May I know which processor are you looking for?
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MFija
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NIOS II

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Ahmed_H_Intel1
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Good, Can you please explain more your question? it is a very generic question for me. There are many purpose for registers like (status, control, id and etc) Can you please tell me what you are looking for?
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MFija
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I meant this which are used by ALU like flag, accumulator.

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Ahmed_H_Intel1
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Hi, It is still a generic question, Can you please check the following references for more information about NIOS II: https://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/programmable/us/en/pdfs/literature/hb/nios2/n2sw_nii5v2gen2.pdf https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/programmable/documentation/iga1409256728501.html#iga1409335505730 Please if you have any issue regarding using any register let us know. It is a pleasure to answer your questions.
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