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Running a C code without uploading Linux to DE1-SoC

Altera_Forum
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Hello. I want to run a C code in DE1-SoC. I've been searching online and it seems that the only way it's possible is downloading Linux to the board. Is there any way to access the ARM and run the code without Linux? 

Thanks in advance.
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Altera_Forum
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The keyword you need to search for is "baremetal". This is the environment where you program directly a C code app without Linux. 

You will need however to program the preloader and use ARM DS-5 for writing the C code. 

A good tutorial with the different steps to run baremetal C code in a Cyclone V SoC can be found below: 

https://rocketboards.org/foswiki/view/documentation/ws1introtoalterasocdevices
Altera_Forum
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Thank you very much for your reply!

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