6.2 Fault handling

Faults can occur on instruction fetches and on data accesses. When a fault occurs, information about the cause of the fault is recorded in a number of registers, depending on the type of abort. Exactly how you program the Cortex®‑R8 processor to handle errors depends on the configuration of your processor and system, and what you are trying to achieve.

Faults can occur on instruction fetches for the following reasons:

Faults can occur on data accesses for the following reasons:

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