little endian page mapping on PQ3

Clemens Koller clemens.koller at
Fri Aug 24 23:19:17 EST 2007

Hi, Jose!

Jose Almeida schrieb:
> Hi all,
> Looking at PQ3 documentation, it looks like there is a way to select
> on a page basis if we would like to map one particular page in BIG or
> LITTLE endian.
> This is a very nice feature when you need to exchange some data
> between a PC and a PQ3 target.

I would be interested, however cannot spend time right now to work
on that subject.

> I am wondering if someone have already tryed this PQ3 feature ?
> I guess this would require some kind of hook in the kernel ...

Just some random bits I found in the web:

The Interesting part is:
"Thus, the address swizzle is completely transparent to software."

So, I would just try to setup some memory mapping and turn on little endian
mode to access that area... MMMV. Just a guess.

Clemens Koller
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