cpuctl(formely devcpu) patch test request

Stanislav Sedov stas at FreeBSD.org
Tue Aug 5 13:11:24 UTC 2008

On Tue, 5 Aug 2008 16:04:09 +0300
Kostik Belousov <kostikbel at gmail.com> mentioned:

> I noted cpucontrol(8) only after trying to import the rev5 patch.
> I do not suggest changing it, but what are the reasons for the microcode
> patch headers definitions to be private for the cpucontrol, instead of
> being put into the machine/<somefile>.h ?

I don't think it'll be generally useful. It's just a format
that vendors use to distribute firmware. Furthermore, it's
only documented by intel.

If something else will requres it, we can always move these
definitions to appropriate header files.

Stanislav Sedov
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