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Re: e2fsprogs & endian questions



On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 02:00:20AM +1000, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Tom Rini wrote:
> > 
> > Hey all. I'm not on the list, so can you please cc me?  Thanks.
> > 
> > Anyhow, I've got two questions.  First, the website says that the 'latest'
> > e2fsprogs are needed.  Does this mean 1.23-WIP is needed or will 1.22 do?
> 
> 1.22 is fine.  1.23-super-latest is needed for the external journal
> support.

Okay, thanks.

> > I'm assuming it's just a generally good idea.  Second, has anyone tested
> > this on a BE machine?  I'd like to use this on my PPC.  I don't mind testing
> > things out, but it's always nice to know what's coming up.  Thanks.
> 
> I've seen positive reports for ia64 and Alpha (big-endian). It
> should be OK.  You don't hear from people when things work correctly :)

Er, isn't Alpha LE?  ia64 too..  I guess I'll go and dig out my old spare
drive for round one. :)

I'll let everyone know either way.

-- 
Tom Rini (TR1265)
http://gate.crashing.org/~trini/





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