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Re: check of endianess?

To: Kumba <kumba@gentoo.org>
Subject: Re: check of endianess?
From: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 01:38:45 +0000
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* Kumba <kumba@gentoo.org> [2006-01-24 20:07]:
> >I made a copy&paste typo in my build script and used mipsel-linux-cc
> >to compile.  Shouldn't this be detected earlier on?
> That actually booted? I thought SGIs were hardwired specifically for BE, 
> and the prom should've rejected an LE kernel (Granted, there is a jumper on 
> the IP32 board labelled "Big Endian", so it's anyone's guess).

I *think* mipsel-linux-cc can produce big endian code too but I guess
something went wrong.
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Martin Michlmayr
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