Memory alignment on i386

Joel Sherrill <> joel.sherrill at
Fri Aug 27 18:18:42 UTC 2004

CamiloAlejo at wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using rtems 4.6 with pc486 BSP. As far as I can see, the memory is byte-aligned, but I would like to change it to dword-aligned.
> Is there any way to set it?

What memory do you think is memory-aligned?  Heap? Stack? something 
setup in the linker script?  Different ways to do the different
memory areas.


> Thanks, 
> Camilo Alejandro Arboleda
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