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run linux in Cyclone II Board

Altera_Forum
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Hi all, 

 

I have an Altera Cyclone II EP2C8Q208 FPGA Nios II core board, my task is to build NIOS II processor and run linux on it. I am googling it a lot but could not find a good simple step by step tutorial yet. I am a beginner pls help me. 

 

I really need it for my engineering project pls help 

 

thanks in advance 

thanks
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Altera_Forum
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Hi, 

 

 

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I have an Altera Cyclone II EP2C8Q208 FPGA Nios II core board, my task is to build NIOS II processor and run linux on it. I am googling it a lot but could not find a good simple step by step tutorial yet. I am a beginner pls help me. 

 

I really need it for my engineering project pls help 

 

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If you want to run Linux on an Nios2 cpu system, you need at least 50,000 LEs and 600,000 bits embedded memories. So I think Cyclone II EP2C8Q208 is too small (and slow) to do it. 

 

Regards, 

 

Kazu
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