big endian

big endian

The normal order of bytes in a computer word. See byte order.
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SBAdmin continues to support Linux on Power distributions running on big endian (BE) processors, and now provides the same protection for the following Linux on Power distributions running on little endian processors: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
LSI Corporation today announced its Axxia multicore family of network communication processors and accelerators now include big endian BE8 mode support for the latest version of Wind River Linux.
LSI) announced that its Axxia multicore family of network communication processors and accelerators now include big endian BE8 mode support for the latest version of Wind River Linux.
In the Big Endian corner, the froth on top of a glass of beer is very important, almost as important as the quality of the liquid itself.
The company's Bluetooth baseband (BOOST Core) and software (BOOST Software) can be used with any 16-bit or 32-bit processor, using little endian or big endian convention.
For instance, RISC-based processors are big endian, while some Intel designs are little endian.
Ada source code is thus portable across big endian and little endian architectures, even when manipulating low-level data structure representations.
AMC is the first to offer a complete development environment for engineers designing complex systems that must mediate between Big Endian and Little Endian instruction sets.
The memory interface will also support connection to traditional 68K Big Endian systems, traditional x86 Little Endian systems and PowerPC Little- Endian systems.
MontaVista Offers Quality Tools and Processor Support with First Ever Big Endian Support for ARM11 Family
We will use it in industry-standard Big Endian mode," Nelson said.
x for PowerPC and x86, Linux XScale Big Endian, and support for the latest safety-critical version of LynxOS.