Nios II Classic Processor Reference Guide

ID 683620
Date 10/28/2016
Document Table of Contents

3.1. Operating Modes

Operating modes control how the processor operates, manages system memory, and accesses peripherals. The Nios II architecture supports these operating modes:
  • Supervisor mode
  • User mode

The following sections define the modes, their relationship to your system software and application code, and their relationship to the Nios II MMU and Nios II MPU.