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Re: Porting Linux

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Subject: Re: Porting Linux
From: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 1999 21:22:58 +0100
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.91.990315130347.13604A-100000@sandown>; from MIPS on Mon, Mar 15, 1999 at 01:11:49PM +0000
References: <Pine.LNX.3.91.990315130347.13604A-100000@sandown>
On Mon, Mar 15, 1999 at 01:11:49PM +0000, MIPS wrote:
> I am considering a port of the MIPs linux to a proprietory MIPs 
> architecture. We already have cross-compilers and boot loaders for this, 
> but these works with 'mips-elf' format. The documents relating to 
> Decstations and so on state you should use 'mips-linux' or 'mipsel-linux'

mips-linux is ELF for big endian MIPS, mipsel-linux is ELF for little endian
MIPS.

Thomas.

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