RFC: Host-endian device tree format

Mikael Pettersson mikpe at it.uu.se
Wed Jan 19 15:10:58 EST 2011

Scott Wood writes:
 > What about bi-endian hardware?  Is it possible you might ever want to
 > boot a kernel in one endianness when the device tree was generated
 > assuming the opposite choice?

There are ARMs out there, for instance IXP4XXs, that
are bi-endian, and people can and do switch endianess
when booting their kernels.

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