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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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