Re: Alpha: bad unaligned access handling

From: Carlos Carvalho (
Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 12:38:33 EST

Sean Hunter ( wrote on 14 February 2001 17:26:
>This is an application problem, not a kernel one. You need to upgrade your

Yes, I was quite confident of this. However, unaligned traps are a
frequent problem with alphas. For a looong time we had zsh produce
lots of it, to the point of making it unusable. Strangely, the problem
disappeared without changing anything in zsh. It was either a library
or kernel problem.

>P.S. I wrote a small wrapper to aid in the debugging of unaligned
>traps, which I'll send to anyone who's interested.

I'd like it!
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