Re: [from bugtraq] SCO provides Microcode fixes on Intel platforms

David Woodhouse (
Wed, 12 Nov 1997 17:50:50 +0000 said:
> The following message is an SCO PTF document posted to bugtraq. It is
> about SCO Unix fixing PPro and Pentium II microcode when the kernel
> comes up.

> It does not say anything about Pentium or Pentium MMX microcode fixes.

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According to , the Pentium doesn't have the microcode update facility:

> It has been asked, whether the well-known Pentium FDIV bug could have been
> fixed that way. Well, even if the Pentium would have had some microcode
> update feature (which it did not), ...

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