Subject: Re: micro-code and PCI
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/27/2000 13:16:20
On Thu, Jul 27, 2000 at 10:12:55AM -0700, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> (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.")

Um, because it's almost impossible to do it securely any other way?

Thor Lancelot Simon	                            
	"And where do all these highways go, now that we are free?"