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How to Flash executables for dual NIOS system?

Honored Contributor II

I am working on a project that i inherited from another company. It uses two NIOS II processors. What is the procedure for writing the two executables to Flash?

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The most important is to take care that the executables will not overlap in the flash memory regions. For that reason you will make a rough estimation about how much space they are going to consume and in the SOPC builder or QSYS you will leave the proper space between them. A very nice reference to read about that is in the tutorial (tt_nios2_multiprocessor_tutorial.pdf). Check at page 1-9 the paragraph software design considerations for multiple processors 

I think the tutorial will solve all your questions. If not, come back here to see it in more detail.