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Feb 16, 2000, 3:48 AM
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On Wed, Feb 16, 2000 at 08:01:47AM +0000, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
Re: [patch-2.3.46-p2] P6 microcode update support
> Also, more importantly, Intel manual says "the update must run in the
> early stages of POST and always before L2 cache controllers are
> initialized". I ignored it and it still worked fine.
I don't know much about intel microcode, but perhaps a microcode update
_may_ change cache handling. So it might work with every microcode
update available now (because Intel didn't make any incompatible
changes), but may fail with the next one.
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