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SubjectRe: [patch-2.4.0-test12-pre3] microcode update for P4 (fwd)
Alan Cox wrote:
> > Please call these MSR_* instead, "IA32_*" isn't very descriptive,
> > besides, the preferred prefix in existing locations in the Linux
> > kernel is "X86_", e.g. X86_EFLAGS_IF or X86_CR4_PSE. I think there
> I think I agree with Tigran's naming. These are IA32 registers not X86 ones ;)

They are MSRs, most of all. His naming didn't reflect that, and quite
frankly, I'd much rather use the names (all starting with MSR_) that the
Intel documentation uses.


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