Exceptions not firing even when explicitly hard-coded.

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Exceptions not firing even when explicitly hard-coded.

Postby mdh » Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:32 pm

Hey all! I'm a long-time lurker, first-time poster. I'm working on a project with the STM32F4, working from 17.6 branch (upgrading soon). The problem I'm encountering is that I'm trying to implement custom exception handlers, and best as I can tell, I've done so correctly, but even if I explicitly put the system in a state that should trigger an exception, they don't fire. I've done the following:

  1. Overwrite the handlers for UsageFault and _unhandled_exception via the `CH_IRQ_HANDLER` API
  2. Follow the 'regular interrupt handlers' instructions per this page.
  3. Call `chSysEnable() in my main() function before hitting a while(true) block`

Code in main() to replicate my problem would look more or less like this:

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  volatile uint16_t divisor  = 0;
  volatile uint16_t dividend = 0;
  volatile uint16_t result   = 0;

  while (true)

    result = dividend++ / divisor;

AFAIK, this should cause a UsageFault for division by zero, but I never see the exception happen. Is there some configuration I'm missing?

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Re: Exceptions not firing even when explicitly hard-coded.

Postby Giovanni » Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:42 pm


You need to enable certain exception sources:

https://developer.arm.com/docs/dui0553/ ... l-register


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