3.3. Memory model

The processor views memory as a linear collection of bytes numbered in ascending order from zero. For example, bytes 0-3 hold the first stored word, and bytes 4-7 hold the second stored word.

The processor can treat words of data in memory as being stored in either:

Additionally, the processor supports mixed-endian and unaligned data accesses. For more information, see the ARM Architecture Reference Manual.

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