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SubjectRe: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH 0/3] x86/microcode: support for microcode update in Xen dom0
On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 04:56:22AM -0400, Christoph Egger wrote:
> I think this approach is good to get the microcode applied as
> early as possible at boot time. But on servers you usually do not want
> to reboot the machine unless you do a BIOS update which will apply
> the new microcode anyway. So for applying the microcode update
> at runtime I would like to keep the existing API.

No, you don't want to keep the existing API and you know it. I've
explained to you last week why.


Operating Systems Research Center
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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