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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] x86, intel: Use cpu_update for Atom errata check

* Andi Kleen <> wrote:

> From: Andi Kleen <>
> Now that the cpu update level is available the Atom PSE errata
> check can use it directly without reading the MSR again.
> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <>
> ---
> arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel.c | 15 ++++-----------

Ok, it's nice that you have split this one out.

Please also split out the MCE printk change you did in the first patch - even
if it's a oneliner we want the first patch to only include changes focused to
the primary purpose alone: the introduction of x86_cpu::microcode_version.

Also, please split the first patch into two other parts: a first one that
factors out the Intel microcode-version MSR function into a separate function,
and the second patch that introduces the x86_cpu::microcode_version field and
fills it in in the CPU detection code and keeps it updated in the microcode



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