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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86, microcode: Make reload interface per system
On 06/18/2012 07:46 PM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
>
> It is a pity this one is much harder to backport to 3.2 and 3.0. I'd
> really like to have the new interface there. But it looks good, and we
> will support the new /sys/devices/system/cpu/microcode/reload sysfs node
> in Debian for the benefit of anyone using a newer kernel than the
> distro's (which will be based on 3.2).
>
> So, fwiw, you have my:
> Acked-by-unimportant-person: Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@hmh.eng.br>
>

I have to admit to being slightly questioning to the whole "sysfs
trigger, request_firmware" interface... it seems royally backwards to me
(it makes sense for the initial firmware load, I guess, but that is
better done early.)

Either way I don't have a hugely strong preference.

-hpa



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