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    SubjectRe: [patch-2.3.36-p3] dd if=microcode of=/proc/driver/microcode bs=98304 count=1
    Tigran Aivazian writes:
    > Hi Linus,
    >
    > This version implements a write-only file /proc/driver/microcode
    > which gets rid of the need of any specialized tools. No ioctls -
    > just write method. Why do we need ioctl here? We don't.

    Devfs has just gone into 2.3.46-pre5, as has your microcode patch. So
    how about putting in a patch to drop the /proc interface and replace
    it with a devfs interface? Just pop in a call to devfs_register().

    Regards,

    Richard....
    Permanent: rgooch@atnf.csiro.au
    Current: rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca

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