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    SubjectRe: [patch-2.3.46-p2] P6 microcode update support
    On Wed, Feb 16, 2000 at 11:26:04AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > I suppose I need to ask Peter to grant me minor=180 of the major=10
    > > (misc character drivers)? And most difficult part - think of a short
    > > name prefix abbreviation for "Intel P6 Microcode Update Device" - IMU?
    > > /dev/imu
    > Why 'intel microcode' why shouldnt it in future learn to update firmware
    > for other processors ? The name might cramp your style 8)
    > [AFAIK no other x86 has updateable microcode except maybe crusoe]

    So call it mud :) microcode update device :)

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