Subject: Re: unaligned access: how to track ?
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/07/2000 09:26:21
On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 05:54:41PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:

 > While we're at it, it shouldn't be hard to move this to a per-process
 > sysctl, isn't it ? Someone told me FreeBSD and True64 has something to set
 > this on a per process basis and it looks like a good idea (someone developing
 > on an alpha may not be able to turn on the global sysctl :)
 > Any takers ?

It would not be that hard to do.  I can take a look at it this week.

BTW, the kernel will emit messages that contain the program counter
of the unaligned access by default.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>