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SubjectRe: Linux/IA-64 byte order
On Mon, Mar 08, 1999 at 06:02:47PM -0800, David Miller wrote:

> 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.

That is way cool IMO... it will be interesting to see what future
Sparc chips will be like once the Merced is `available' and now that
Sun have said they will open up the Sparc architecture somewhat.




-cw

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