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LDARB

Load-Acquire Register Byte derives an address from a base register value, loads a byte from memory, zero-extends it and writes it to a register. The instruction also has memory ordering semantics as described in Load-Acquire, Store-Release. For information about memory accesses, see Load/Store addressing modes.

For this instruction, if the destination is WZR/ZXR, it is impossible for software to observe the presence of the acquire semantic other than its effect on the arrival at endpoints.

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00001000110(1)(1)(1)(1)(1)1(1)(1)(1)(1)(1)RnRt
sizeLRso0Rt2

No offset

LDARB <Wt>, [<Xn|SP>{,#0}]

integer n = UInt(Rn);
integer t = UInt(Rt);

boolean tag_checked = n != 31;

Assembler Symbols

<Wt>

Is the 32-bit name of the general-purpose register to be transferred, encoded in the "Rt" field.

<Xn|SP>

Is the 64-bit name of the general-purpose base register or stack pointer, encoded in the "Rn" field.

Operation

bits(64) address;
bits(8) data;

if HaveMTEExt() then
    SetNotTagCheckedInstruction(!tag_checked);

if n == 31 then
    CheckSPAlignment();
    address = SP[];
else
    address = X[n];

data = Mem[address, 1, AccType_ORDERED];
X[t] = ZeroExtend(data, 32);

Operational information

If PSTATE.DIT is 1, the timing of this instruction is insensitive to the value of the data being loaded or stored.

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