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Re: Executing IRIX binary ?

To: robru <>
Subject: Re: Executing IRIX binary ?
From: "Steven J. Hill" <>
Date: Sat, 25 May 2002 14:13:23 -0500
References: <000701c2041f$4d2ae7f0$0a01a8c0@sohotower>
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robru wrote:

How can I find out if I compiled my kernel with the compatibility code?

I don't mean to be critical, but read the code. If you look in the
'arch/mips/' file you will find:

if [ "$CONFIG_CPU_LITTLE_ENDIAN" = "n" ]; then
   bool 'Include IRIX binary compatibility' CONFIG_BINFMT_IRIX
   bool 'Include forward keyboard' CONFIG_FORWARD_KEYBOARD

at around line #522. You have to be a big endian machine since IRIX is
itself a big endian operating system. This option is under the menu
'General setup'.


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