Architectures with strict alignment?
oceanare at pacific.net.sg
Sat Dec 29 02:03:29 PST 2007
Kip Macy wrote:
> Isn't it everything except x86?
All RISC based designs need the alignment so that the CPU can fetch a
CPU word in one go. CISC based designs do not have this limitiation.
I also do not know of any other CISC based design which made it to
> On Dec 29, 2007 12:11 AM, Erich Dollansky <oceanare at pacific.net.sg> wrote:
>> Ivan Voras wrote:
>>> Which of the architectures FreeBSD supports (if any) have strict memory
>>> alignment requirements? (in the sense that accessing a 32-bit integer
>>> not aligned on a 32-bit address results in a hardware trap/exception).
>> isn't this the case with SPARC and Itanium?
>> I know, they are 64 bits.
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