[rock-devel] microcode_ctl vs. linux 2.6.9
tsa at jaenicke.org
Mon Oct 25 19:36:02 CEST 2004
On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 01:48:02PM +0200, Clifford Wolf wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 10:38:37PM +0200, Sebastian Jaenicke wrote:
> > with linux 2.6.9, the location of the microcode device has changed
> > (once again) from /dev/misc/microcode to /dev/cpu/microcode; when
> > updating to 2.6.9, please remove the following file:
> > package/x86/microcode_ctl/devfs.patch
> what's with compatibility with 2.4 kernels (and older 2.6). shouldn't we
> better patch microcode_ctl so it tries both locations?
Don't know. If it was my decision, I'd completely drop 2.4.x, anyway (no
discussion please, I know this won't happen in the near future).
This was just meant as a reminder for the microcode_ctl maintainer,
I don't really care how this is fixed as long as it does work.
Sebastian Jaenicke Disce aut discede!
whois pgpkey-C81115B1 -h whois.ripe.net|perl -ne's-^certif: *--&&print'
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