Guidance in solving unaligned traps on alpha?

Oscar Levi (
Thu, 3 Dec 1998 17:41:31 -0800

I'm looking for help in solving some unaligned traps in software
running on the alpha. I used to use an alpha list sponsored by redhat
(I thought), but I don't see one there any more.

Briefly, the unaligned trap is due to a pointer structure member with
an address that is not a multiple of 64 bits. Unfortunately, the
structure is not aligned or I would simply move the member. The
structure was allocated by malloc which I would expect to be returning
64 bit aligned data.

All suggestions are welcome.

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