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Re: endian issues (mips)

On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, job bogan wrote:

> so, i was thinking about requesting a mips area in the ftp hierarchy,
> but...  mips cpus have ability to run in little or big endian
> modes. (perhaps vax endian too??)  as well, we have at least 3 classes
> of mips machines we could be running on - cobalt cube, sgis and
> nt/pc'ish things (magnums and such).

Are you sure this is not selectable in software during boot? I think it
was PPC or some such that had a mode bit for edianness.


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