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Recommended update for microcode_ctl

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(Last modified: 05DEC2005)


solutions Recommended update for microcode_ctl SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (2bf343c4cbb183bc9b234c55a22b809f)

Applies to

Package: microcode_ctl
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Open Enterprise Server
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10578
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Intel's latest microcode does address CPU errata.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The package microcode_ctl contains the tool and the data to upload
the latest microcode to intel x86 and x86-64 CPUs.
This update contains the latest intel microcode, providing updates
for recent CPUs.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh microcode_ctl.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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