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Re: Little or Big Endian ??

To: Eric Jorgensen <>
Subject: Re: Little or Big Endian ??
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 1999 00:51:35 +0200
Cc: Christer Eliasson <>,
In-reply-to: <>; from Eric Jorgensen on Tue, Aug 17, 1999 at 06:28:45AM -0600
References: <> <>
On Tue, Aug 17, 1999 at 06:28:45AM -0600, Eric Jorgensen wrote:

>       Every doc I've read says the Magnum r4000 is bi-endian, so I don't know
> what you're getting at. 
>       HardHat was thrown together to run on an Indy, so I dunno that it'll
> work to well on a Magnum in big-endian mode. 

It will work except the kernel - obvious.

>       Also, if your magnum is in little-endian mode, you might have a tough
> time finding the disk you'll need to load the SRM console to put it into
> big-endian mode. 

If anybody has that disk, please contact me.  We've got the disk with the
little endian software available via ftp but not the floppy for the
other direction.


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