Re: endiannes of the kernel

Jes Sorensen (
02 Aug 1999 11:38:04 +0200

>>>>> "Gerard" == Gerard Roudier <> writes:

Gerard> - If you are rather pragmatic, you want to choose the endian
Gerard> mode of the architecture that has the best Linux support, thus
Gerard> little endian. (You must also think about all other tools
Gerard> needed for the O/S, and that may have to deal with
Gerard> endianness).

Which is an utterly ridiculous argument since there is no difference
to the kernel on this. What may be of interest is how the I/O bus
looks on the device, depending on what it expects is a much more sane
reason to choose one over the other.


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