Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Debug Tools

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Date 7/08/2022

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Document Table of Contents Processor Commands

Table 45.  Processor Commands
Command 2 Arguments Function



Downloads the given Executable and Linking Format File (.elf) to memory using the master service associated with the processor. Sets the processor's program counter to the .elf entry point.



Returns a non-zero value if the processor is in debug mode.



Resets the processor and places it in debug mode.



Puts the processor into run mode.



Puts the processor into debug mode.



Executes one assembly instruction.



Returns a list with the names of all of the processor's accessible registers.




Returns the value of the specified register.





Sets the value of the specified register.

2 If your system includes a Nios® II/f core with a data cache, it may complicate the debugging process. If you suspect the Nios® II/f core writes to memory from the data cache at nondeterministic intervals; thereby, overwriting data written by the System Console, you can disable the cache of the Nios® II/f core while debugging.

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