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SubjectRe: [PATCH] don't create regular files in devfs (fwd)
On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 09:34:52AM +0000, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
> Hi Christoph,
> I don't know about mtrr (probably does it for the same reason) but the
> reason why microcode driver uses a regular file is because it needs
> something that only regular files can provide --- the file size.
>
> This is an easy external "signifier" as to whether a successfull microcode
> update has occurred or not.

It seems to work without that feature on systems that don't have devfs..

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