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Re: [patch] swarm-cs4297a: Support little-endian configuration

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: [patch] swarm-cs4297a: Support little-endian configuration
From: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2004 10:55:35 -0700
Cc: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, jsun@mvista.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.55.0404051457010.31851@jurand.ds.pg.gda.pl>; from macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl on Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 03:01:19PM +0200
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On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 03:01:19PM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Apr 2004, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> 
> > Are you using their boot loader (sibyl), and did you notice it has
> > problems in little-endian?  (IF so, do you have patches?  ;-)  Also,
> > have you been able to compile sibyl against a normal e2fslibs rather
> > than their custom version?
> 
>  I boot kernels directly (a bit dissatisfied with no ELF64 support in CFE,
> but that can be fixed, I suppose) over the network, so I can't help you
> with your problems, sorry.
>

I have been using objcopy to convert ELF64 to ELF32 and then boot through 
CFE (suggested by Drow).  This seems to be working fine.

I have also used a LE version sibyl before and did not notice any problem.
I think that version is a binary from broadcom.

Jun

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