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SubjectRe: [patch-2.3.46-p2] P6 microcode update support
Jan Niehusmann wrote:
> I don't know much about intel microcode, but perhaps a microcode update
> _may_ change cache handling. So it might work with every microcode
> update available now (because Intel didn't make any incompatible
> changes), but may fail with the next one.

the approach I take is pragmatic - something works until proven broken.
If Intel give you microcode you just say thank you and use it. If it
breaks something you complain or work the OS around it yourself. Of
course it can change anything and break anything. But hopefully it
doesn't :)


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