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SubjectRe: Linux/IA-64 byte order
   Date: 	Tue, 9 Mar 1999 12:06:42 +1100
From: Richard Gooch <rgooch@atnf.csiro.au>

Yes, it is, although I don't get to choose the binary format of
data. And memory mapping is so much better than plain reading.

Actually, besides my per-load/store endianness selection, there is
another scheme (supported on UltraSparc, could be supported by IA-64,
I don't know).

There are often endianness selection bits in the page table entries,
add a new flag to mmap, and voila.

Later,
David S. Miller
davem@redhat.com

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