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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
>



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