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New Contributor II
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Porting project from NIOS to ARM

Hello,

 

We have a project in NIOS which uses controller in FPGA:

  1. ethernet : TSE - triple speed ethernet, with iniche ip stack
  2. UART
  3. Flash (EPCQ)

We need to port the whole project to ARM.

This project also use uc/os OS.

 

We think it is just a matter of adding bridges to the controller in FPGA (for ARM HPS), and compile the project in DS-5.

 

Are there other modifications required which we should be aware of (in ARM DS-5 project, preloader modification , other ) ?

 

Thank you for any tip, suggestion,

ranran

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Employee
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Hi, Are you planning to move your project to ARM only, or to export the NIOS output to HPS? Regards.
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Employee
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Hi, If you are planning to control the NIOS from HPS you will need to add the HPS IP in Qsys and bridges. Please check one of design examples "my_first_hps-fpga_base", this will show you a full example to do this. This link shows an example of HPS controlling FPGA for DE0-Nano-SoC http://download.terasic.com/downloads/cd-rom/de0-nano-soc/DE0-Nano-SoC_v.1.3.0_HWrevD0_SystemCD.zip Please download it Unzip and then go to "...\Demonstrations\SoC_FPGA\my_first_hps-fpga_base" Regards,
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