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x86 Permits Unaligned Memory Access (It Will Never SEGFAULT)

Posted in kerneltrap.org on March 31, 2009 – 3:41pm While fiddling with the Linux kernel during my last semester at the university (oh, I really miss those days), I was aware that unaligned access to a member of a structure … Continue reading

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