Thank you David for help.|
I'm not completely sure what you mean by PSR.BE. Can I switch to this mode on existing kernel, or should I compile kernel with this flag on?
David Mosberger wrote:
On Sun, 22 May 2005 07:33:11 -0600, Alex Williamson <email@example.com> said:Alex> It's possible that big endian application could be supported Alex> on a little endian Itanium Linux, but I don't know the current Alex> state of that support. As far as the kernel is concerned, this is fully supported: you can turn on PSR.BE (big-endian mode) without any ill effects. Of course, you need to be careful that you don't call routines which _assume_ little-endian byte-order while PSR.BE is on. This can be useful at times when processing large amounts of big-endian data. --david