Altera Nios II Architecture and Programming

A Nios II processor is a 32-bit RISC “computer on a chip” that includes a CPU, a set of on-chip peripherals, onchip memory, and interfaces to off-chip memory, all implemented on a single Altera FPGA chip.

Basic Nios II System

Machine Instructions

Assembly Language


Second Nios II System

Exceptions and Interrupts

Nios II Reference

Maintained by John Loomis, last updated 17 November 2008