FreeBSD/MIPS project status update
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Thu May 10 02:50:50 UTC 2007
In message: <7b353d790705091911i64b4ae07icf7032fcb81b8c7a at mail.gmail.com>
"Irfan Zia" <irfanzia at gmail.com> writes:
: Hi Gonzo, all
: I plan to work on a FreeBSD R7K Mips port in Big-endian mode. The
: other catch is that I want to do my development on Linux. I have
: looked at the makefiles and am fairly confident that they can be
: worked out with pmake on Linux (Fedora).
: My real problem is how do I force the built objects/binaries into
: a Big-Endian UFS file-system. I don't have a BE machine. Is it
: possible, to somehow use files/dirs built on a an LE system to be
: bundled into a BE UFS filesystem ? Any tools/hints.
Consider /usr/ports/sysutils/makefs. It can make a UFS image, and you
can specify endianness, I believe.
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