[LinuxBIOS] Intel refactoring and microcode updates

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Fri Jan 11 16:33:21 CET 2008

On Fri, Jan 11, 2008 at 03:54:18PM +0100, Peter Stuge wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 11, 2008 at 09:42:00AM -0500, Corey Osgood wrote:
> > Peter Stuge wrote:
> > > I think we need to make it configurable.
> > 
> > I don't like that. With a factory bios, you expect the correct
> > microcode update for your CPU to be present, no matter what CPU you
> > put in a socket.
> (Actually no, not always.)
> > We should be able to do the same.
> I agree, but we should also try to be even more flexible. I think we
> should allow inclusion of 0<=n<=all microcode updates. Definately an
> advanced option, but still.

Yep, that's what I meant. It's fine if the default is "all microcode
updates", but there should be an option for advanced users to only use
the one(s) you really want or need in order to save time and space.

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