[LinuxBIOS] Intel refactoring and microcode updates

Corey Osgood corey.osgood at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 15:42:00 CET 2008

Peter Stuge wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 09:34:28PM -0500, Corey Osgood wrote:
>>> How many different cores could you put in even the most popular
>>> socket, three?
>> LGA775 currently has 19 (and may have more I don't know about).
>> Using some rough math, I get a rounded-down size of 186KB (really
>> is quite a bit more) for its updates, and that would go into both
>> normal and fallback images.
> I think we need to make it configurable.
> //Peter

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. We should be able to do the same.


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