Re: Alignement on ARM
On 3/7/09, Vincent Bernat <email@example.com> wrote:
> lldpd, a program of my own, available on https://trac.luffy.cx/lldpd/ ,
> is doing some unaligned memory access.
> What kind of ARM platform may I setup that would produce
> no error but incorrect data when reading unaligned int?
It depends on the setting of /proc/cpu/alignment. It is normally set
to 0, which silently ignores non-aligned accesses and returns garbled
data. If you echo 5 > /proc/cpu/alignment it should generate a Bus
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