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Re: hardware questions

To: Mark and Janice Juszczec <>
Subject: Re: hardware questions
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2003 18:26:17 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Linux/MIPS Development <>
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On Sun, 21 Dec 2003, Mark and Janice Juszczec wrote:
> I'm the guy with the Helio pda running an r3912 chip.  In an effort to
> create a better development environment, I'm thinking about puchasing a
> Silicon Graphics Iris Indigo Workstation.
> But, I'm unfamiliar with MIPS hardware.
> First of all, will code developed on this machine run on the r3912 chip?
> The r3912 is little endian mips, 16 bit I think but maybe 32 bit.

SGI workstations are big endian, while WinCE hardware is always little endian.
So you still have to cross-compile if you want to use the SGI as a development



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

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