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Re: making a BIG ENDIAN root disk

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Subject: Re: making a BIG ENDIAN root disk
From: Systemkennung Linux <linux@mailhost.uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 1997 14:25:41 +0100 (MET)
Cc: moose@Crissy.Stanford.EDU, herrod@cs.stanford.edu
In-reply-to: <199702040726.XAA01286@tera> from "Elizabeth Seamans" at Feb 3, 97 11:26:39 pm
Hi,

> > I need to make a BIG ENDIAN root disk to use
> > with the latest linux-mips kernel. As a reminder, we ported it to be
> > big endian for our SimOS machine simulation. 
> 
> While piecing together the big endian root disk Steve referred to
> above, we discovered that the available sources for libc include
> assembly files specific to the i386 and m68k, but not mips.
> Would you have a mips-specific version of the libc sources,
> or know where we could find them?

Burn that source tree.  You have the source of Linux libc.  I
had a port of version 5.2.9 done and decided to rm -rf in favour
for GNU libc.  Get the GNU libc source tree (latest I published is
libc-961216.tar.gz) from ftp.fnet.fr or kernel.panic.julia.de.

  Ralf

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