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const in flash memory

Question asked by Dave Telling on Feb 6, 2015
Latest reply on Feb 12, 2015 by Dave Telling

I am using the IAR toolset, and the device is MKE02Z64. I have several constant values that I'd like to place in flash memory (if possible) to free up RAM, but I cannot find a way to do this with the IAR tools.

Initially, I just had a fairly standard: const uint16_t foobar;

That still placed foobar in data memory. I next tried (based on something I found online): const volatile uint16_t foobar @ "FLASH";

This did not generate any errors or warnings, but foobar is still in data memory, not code memory.

Can this be done? If so, how?