Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 19:25:13 -0400 From: Nigel Sollars <nsollars@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Linux MIPS Thanks for the reply, I have 5 SGi indy's that I am going to put deb mips ( Big Endian ), These are 180Mhz each ( from an old cad company ). I am looking at doing an MPI build with them. Nige On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 6:32 PM, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 10:56:01AM -0400, Nigel Sollars wrote: > > I was wondering if there is a patch to add Linux-Mips to the make file > list > > of systems > > I'm not aware of one I could share with you, although I think/recall > that people were introducing such make targets on specific occasions. > > > or is it just generic?, > > "make generic" should just work, yes. Please try it and report back. > > In fact, we'd probably have to add four separate Linux/MIPS make > targets: for big- vs. little-endian and for 32- vs. 64-bit: > > http://www.linux-mips.org/wiki/Endianess says: > "On 64-bit the big vs. little endian ratio is rather very large in > favor of big endianess. > On 32-bit kernels there seems to be somewhat a majority of big endian > systems. Distribution download figures suggset approximately a 60:40 > ratio." > > Alexander > -- “Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition.” Alan Turing
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