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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] x86/microcode: Deprecate MICROCODE_OLD_INTERFACE
On Fri, 5 Apr 2019, Borislav Petkov wrote:

> From: Borislav Petkov <>
> This is the ancient loading interface which requires special tools to be
> used. The bigger problem with it is that it is as inadequate for proper
> loading of microcode as the late microcode loading interface is because
> it happens just as late.
> iucode_tool's manpage already warns people that it is deprecated.
> Deprecate it and turn it off by default along with a big warning in the
> Kconfig help. It will go away sometime in the future.
> Signed-off-by: Borislav Petkov <>

Reviewed-by: Thomas Gleixner <>

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