Nios® V Processor Reference Manual

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Date 11/15/2021

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2.3.7. RISC-V based Debug Module

The Nios® V/m processor architecture supports a RISC-V based debug module that provides on-chip emulation features to control the processor remotely from a host PC. PC-based software debugging tools communicate with the debug module and provide facilities, such as the following features:

  • Download programs to memory
  • Start and stop execution
  • Set software breakpoints and watchpoints
  • Analyze registers and memory