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SubjectRe: New format Intel microcode...
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"Daniel J Blueman" <daniel.blueman@gmail.com> writes:

> On 23/03/07, Shaohua Li <shaohua.li@intel.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-03-22 at 23:45 +0000, Daniel J Blueman wrote:
> > > Hi Shao-hua,
> > >
> > > Is the tool you mentioned last June [1] available for splitting up the
> > > old firmware files to the new format (eg
> > > /lib/firmware/intel-ucode/06-0d-06), or are updates available from
> > > Intel (or otherwise) in this new format?
> > Yes, we are preparing the new format data files and maybe put it into a
> > new website. We will announce it when it's ready.
>
> It's been a while; is there any sign of the ucode updates being
> available, especially in light of the C2D/Q incorrect TLB invalidation
> + recent ucode to fix this?

That microcode update is not needed on any recent Linux kernel; it flushes
the TLBs in a way that is fine.

-Andi
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