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Re: A pointed question about endianness...

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@mailhost.uni-koblenz.de>
Subject: Re: A pointed question about endianness...
From: Mike McDonald <mikemac@titian.engr.sgi.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 1997 17:32:56 -0700
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: Your message of "Mon, 16 Jun 1997 23:18:40 +0200." <199706162118.XAA08006@informatik.uni-koblenz.de>
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>From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@mailhost.uni-koblenz.de>
>Subject: Re: A pointed question about endianness...
>To: wje@fir (William J. Earl)
>Date: Mon, 16 Jun 1997 23:18:40 +0200 (MET DST)
>
>>      You probably can't agree on one, unless you can agree on one set
>> of systems.  Most MIPS architecture systems, including all SGI
>> systems, are big-endian, but all DEC systems and all MIPS Magnum 4000
>> systems configured to run NT are little-endian.  (All other MIPS
>> systems are big-endian.)
>
>It's worse than that.  SNI RM series is configurable, Algorithmics eval
>boards are configurable.  
>
>  Ralf

  Is anyone working on the Algorithmics boards? We have 5 of them over
here currently being used with VxWorks (which isn't officially
supported on these boards). I could cause lots of trouble over here if
Linux did work on them. :-)

  Mike McDonald
  mikemac@engr.sgi.com

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