On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 07:18:10AM +0100, Karsten Merker wrote:
> > > How can the RM200 port be wrong endianess - The RM200 is bi-endian
> > > thus any endianess would be ok (As long as the port does not assume
> > > a specific endianess except the prom stuff).
> Unfortunately the firmware functions are different between little- and
> big-endian firmware and there are quite some parts in the RM200 support
> which currently do not work (and some even do not compile) on a big-endian
> machine due to missing (correct) definitions. Another problem regarding
> the big endian firmware is that nobody seems to have documentation about
> it, not even a function vector table.
As I understand the big endian firmware is just yet another ARC firmware
implementation with some support for old MIPS firmware style vector tables.