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Looking for (cheap) Big-Endian Linux/BSD development board [on hold]

I'm looking for a reasonably-priced hardware development board with big-endian CPU, which is capable of running Linux/BSD OS. Sadly most ARM boards (e.g. Raspberry PI/Beagle) are not relevant - their ...
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Is Windows Calculator binary representation little or big endian? [closed]

In native calculator application on Windows, in the programmer's view, is the binary representation of a number in big or little endian?
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Caculating Least Significant Bit in little endian and big endian

From what I've researched, Little Endian stores the Least Significant Byte in the smallest memory address while Big Endian stores the Largest Significant Byte in the smallest memory address. However, ...
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How do I convert big endian written files to little endian?

I'm trying to convert a file that is written initially in big endian. How do I convert it to little endian format? For further detail: The file is a game save from the No$GBA emulator. When I save ...
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Is it possible to Run a VM Simulating Power Architecture on a Machine with x86 Architecture?

Is it possible to bring up a virtual machine which simulates IBM Power guest architecture (Big Endian) on a machine running x86 host architecture (Little Endian)? Obviously the VM would have to ...
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Is the order inside a byte like “big-endian”?

In wiki, "big-endian" refers to the storage order of multiple bytes. And a byte consists of 8 bits, it's also important to note the order of these bits. I did dd if=/dev/sda count=1 | xxd -b, and ...
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iconv generating UTF-16 with BOM

Inspired by this question, can I use the iconv command to generate UTF-16 output with a BOM and with specified endianness? The iconv command converts text from one encoding to another. For example: ...
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Why is Solaris big endian

... when Unix is little endian? From Wikipedia, Solaris is based on Unix in some sense: In 1987, AT&T and Sun announced that they were collaborating on a project to merge the most popular ...
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What determines endianness

I was wondering if endianness only depends on CPU? Does it depends on other hardware, such as memory, secondary storage device? Does it depends on OS? Why in Wikipedia, does it seem to be true?
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Trouble understanding endianess

Let's say I open a tiff file in emacs and see the following in hexl-mode: 0x08000400 and I know the file is little endian. Does that mean the number is actually 262152 in decimal, or 0x00040008 ...