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Re: Dealing with unaligned accesses

On Thu 03 Dec 1998, Oscar Levi wrote:

> > Umm, That can't be true, I guess. Unaligned access means that some data is
> > being loaded from an unaligned address (addr%8 != 0) Alpha want's memory
> > accesses to be 64bit-aligned. There's some PALcode-stuff to handle this

This is not quite correct. Alpha wants 64-bit accesses to be aligned at
64-bit addresses, 32-bit addresses must be aligned at 32-bit addresses,

Paul Slootman
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