Amar Takhar verm at
Wed Mar 23 23:46:51 UTC 2016

On 2016-03-23 16:32 -0700, Hal Murray wrote:
> verm at said:
> >> Do you have any wrong-endian systems in your collection?
> >> That would be high on my list.
> > Got some examples?  I'll see what I can do.  I really want to keep all of
> > this  low-heat and low-power I may be able to find some old boards. 
> The best suggestion I have seen is an old PowerPC laptop.  I don't know 
> anything about the Apple environment.  Is something that old new enough?

I have an old mac mini powerpc.  I can use that, it's a little furnace though 
heh.  I'll see if I can pick up an SSD for it.

> Are there any wrong-endian ARM boards?  (I think I saw something about one 
> recently, but I forget where.)

There may be, the problem is we'll need to run a real OS on it.

> It might be we should  just put support for wrong endian systems off to the 
> side until somebody comes up with an interesting modern platform.  Maybe just 
> mark it as "might-work but untested,"

It's fine to keep it in mind as long as I know what I'm looking for I can find a 
lot of hardware around here.


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