Subject: Re: micro-code and PCI
To: Eduardo Horvath <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/27/2000 10:12:55 (Eduardo Horvath) writes:
> Usually, microcode is compiled into the kernel.  How big is this microcode
> image?

That really depends on the device; see esh/eshconfig, for instance.

in general, if it's not needed to boot, then it's not clear to me that
it should be in the kernel.  ("why blow the wired space, when you
don't have to.")