Nios® V Embedded Processor Design Handbook

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Date 5/13/2024
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3.2.1. Nios® V Processor Board Support Package Editor

You can use the Nios® V processor BSP Editor to perform the following tasks:
  • Create or modify a Nios® V processor BSP project
  • Edit settings, linker regions, and section mappings
  • Select software packages and device drivers.

The capabilities of the BSP Editor include the capabilities of the niosv-bsp utilities. Any project created in the BSP Editor can also be created using the command-line utilities.

Note: For Quartus® Prime Standard Edition software, refer to AN 980: Nios® V Processor Quartus® Prime Software Support for the steps to invoke the BSP Editor GUI.
To launch the BSP Editor, follow these steps:
  1. Open Platform Designer, and navigate to the File menu.
    1. To open an existing BSP setting file, click Open...
    2. To create a new BSP, click New BSP...
  2. Select the BSP Editor tab and provide the appropriate details.
Figure 12. Launch BSP Editor