Nios® II Processor Reference Guide

ID 683836
Date 8/28/2023
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3.2. Memory Management Unit

The Nios® II processor provides an MMU to support full-featured operating systems. Operating systems that require virtual memory rely on an MMU to manage the virtual memory. When present, the MMU manages memory accesses including translation of virtual addresses to physical addresses, memory protection, cache control, and software process memory allocation.