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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.

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Regards/Gruss,
Boris.

Operating Systems Research Center
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


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