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The vector table for the microcontroller profiles consists of addresses to the relevant handlers.
The handler for exception number
n is held at
vectorbaseaddress + 4 *
In ARMv7-M processors you can specify the
the Vector Table Offset Register (VTOR) to
relocate the vector table. The default location on reset is
space). For ARMv6-M, the vector table base address is fixed at
The word at
vectorbaseaddress holds the reset value
of the main stack pointer.
The least significant bit, bit of each address in the vector table must be set or a HardFault exception is generated. ARM Compiler toolchain normally enables this for you if Thumb symbol names are used in the table.