more questions about 8xx microcode patches

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at
Wed Jul 28 07:38:59 EST 2004

On Tue, 27 Jul 2004, Mark Chambers wrote:

> Robert,
> I know I've never had a need to use a microcode patch.  Maybe a quick
> survey - has anybody ever had a need to use two patches at once?  I'm
> suspecting you may be putting a lot of effort into something that's rarely
> needed.  Also, as Motorola updates their silicon the patches will likely
> become less relevant (less likely that new users will need the patches).

on my project alone, we've needed two different selections of those
patches.  so while it's not an earth-shattering modification, it
doesn't hurt and it sometimes helps.  and it makes the addition of any
future patches really trivial, if that ever happens.


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