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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86/microcode: Add an option to reload microcode even if revision is unchanged
On Wed, Sep 04, 2019 at 05:21:32PM -0700, Raj, Ashok wrote:
> But echo 2 > reload would allow reading a microcode file from
> /lib/firmware/intel-ucode/ even if the revision hasn't changed right?
>
> #echo 1 > reload wouldn't load if the revision on disk is same as what's loaded,
> and we want to permit that with the echo 2 option.

Then before we continue with this, please specify what the exact
requirements are. Talk to your microcoders or whoever is going to use
this and give the exact use cases which should be supported and describe
them in detail.

Thx.

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