Endianness of freeBSD

Heiko Wundram (Beenic) wundram at beenic.net
Mon Feb 4 13:35:30 UTC 2008

Am Montag, 4. Februar 2008 14:30:12 schrieb Wojciech Puchar:
> > the Windows NT days, which ran on Alpha workstations which were
> > big-endian.
> Alpha is little endian. i had alpha 21066 running linux.

Not true. Alpha is big- or little-endian (so, it's bi-endian), depending on 
how it's booted, and IIRC the Windows NT version running on Alpha used the 
big-endian mode of the CPU. But I might be mistaken.

Heiko Wundram
Product & Application Development

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