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Re: mips/mipsel

On Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 01:48:25PM +1000, Robert Barnes wrote:
> Could someone please drop me a short note explaining the difference between
> mips and mipsel??

The mips processors can run in both endianesses - Big end Little endian.
Due to Hardware limitations the Machines are more or less tight
to one endianess.

> Which is appropriate to my Indy?

Indy is definitly Big Endian - Means "mips".

(RM200, Decstation etc are little endian)

Florian Lohoff		flo@rfc822.org		      	+49-subject-2-change
"Technology is a constant battle between manufacturers producing bigger and
more idiot-proof systems and nature producing bigger and better idiots."

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