MICROCODE_CTL

Section: Misc. Reference Manual Pages (8)
Updated: 17 May 2007
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NAME

update-intel-microcode - check and download new intel microcode  

SYNOPSIS

update-intel-microcode [--no-reload]
 

DESCRIPTION

The update-intel-microcode is a script that check if there is a new microcode data for the Intel CPU. Eventually it downloads, installs and loads the new microcode data, used by the microcode_ctl(8) utility. There is an optional argument:

--no-reload After installing the microcode, it dosn't try to load the new microcode in the CPU.  

EXAMPLE

update-intel-microcode
checks, and eventually downloads, installs and loads a new microcode.
 

FILES

/lib/firmware/intel-microcode/intel-microcode.dat
The default microcode location
 

AUTHOR

This utility is written by Giacomo Catenazzi for Debian.
 

SEE ALSO

microcode_ctl(8)


 

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EXAMPLE
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