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SubjectRe: [patch-2.3.46-p2] P6 microcode update support
Ralf Baechle <> said:
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2000 at 12:39:07PM -0300, Horst von Brand wrote:
> > If none of the above this an option, I'd vote for a non-ia32 specific
> > name, so other CPUs with this option can reuse it. /dev/mcde? /dev/mud?
> > /dev/cpumu?

> The process is so architecture specific that this hardly makes sense.
> For MIPS for example ``cat firmware > /dev/null'' is sufficient, there is
> no stinking firmware :-)

The _process_ may be, but not the idea of "odwnloading firmware somehow".
Horst von Brand
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