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SubjectRe: [PATCH] don't create regular files in devfs (fwd)
On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 05:29:58PM +0000, Tigran Aivazian wrote:

> No, because cat is using 4K chunks and the data has to be written in one
> large chunk, like this:
>
> # dd if=microcode of=/dev/cpu/microcode bs=141312 count=1
>
> This actually works fine but you need to convert microcode data from human
> readable (what Intel distribute) to binary format first. Easily done with
> microcode_ctl utility.

What about the dumps Christian Ludhoff put at ftp.sandpile.org/mcupdate ?
These are binary data, but are they in the right format to be used ?
I'm curious if these are newer than the ones described in microcode.dat,
but haven't had time to dig through the dates on them.

Dave

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