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SubjectRe: [PATCH] don't create regular files in devfs (fwd)
On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Dave Jones wrote:

> 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.
>

Most likely they are NOT newer than the ones I receive from Intel (because
I assume Intel distribute their updates more or less simultaneously to all
OS/BIOS vendors). As soon as I get updates from Intel they will be
uploaded for general consumption, of course.

Regards
Tigran

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