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NIOS II SPI number of slaves

BeB
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Hello,

 

I am using Quartus 19.1 and have a Qsys NIOS II processor with a 3 wire SPI core. I setup the number of slaves to be 20, which is consistent with the generated VHDL code, as the slave select signal SS_n is a standard logic vector (19 downto 0).

In the NIOS code, if I select a slave ID that only relies on the lowest 16 bits, everything works well. for example if slave select is (alt_u32) 0x1, SS_n[0] is low and the others are high. If slave select is (alt_u32) 0x8000, SS_n[15] is low, and the others are high. Great.

But, if slave select is (alt_u32) 0x10000, all the slave select lines SS_n are high, while I would expect SS_n[16] to be low.

 

I am a bit confused, as the data type for slave select in all the routines is alt_u32, and the signal width definitely implies that more than 16 bits can be used.

 

Thank you,

BeB

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EricMunYew_C_Intel
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Can you try to generate Verilog.


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BeB
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Hello,

I didn't try Verilog and made everything work with 16 bits instead.

BeB.

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