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Re: Endianity question



On Sun, 2005-05-22 at 15:51 +0300, Emil Samovsky wrote:
> I've been asked to install Linux on HP-Itanium Hardware. Major demand of 
> this installation is full big endian support.
> My question is about Debian Itanium Distro. Does it installed as big 
> endian system or little endian system?

   Linux on Itanium is little endian.  It's possible that big endian
application could be supported on a little endian Itanium Linux, but I
don't know the current state of that support.  AFAIK, the only big
endian OS for Itanium is HPUX.  Thanks,

	Alex



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