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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] microcode update driver rewrite
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    On Thu, 2006-05-25 at 08:02 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > On Thu, May 25, 2006 at 12:12:34AM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
    > > On Wed, May 24, 2006 at 09:05:57PM -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
    > >
    > > > Don't use request_firmware, use request_firmware_nowait() instead. That
    > > > way you never stall. You only want to update the firmware when
    > > > userspace tells you to, not for every boot like I think this will do.
    > >
    > > But the CPU microcode *does* need reloading on each boot, as it's stored
    > > in volatile memory that goes away on reboot.
    >
    > Sorry about that, you are right. But this will make the boot process a
    > bit different than what it currently is, just make sure that the distros
    > realize this change...


    that's why there is a config option to keep the compatibility

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