microcode_ctl-2.1-9.mga7.i586.rpm


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Description

microcode_ctl - Intel / AMD CPU Microcode Utility

Property Value
Distribution Mageia 7
Repository Mageia Core i586
Package filename microcode_ctl-2.1-9.mga7.i586.rpm
Package name microcode_ctl
Package version 2.1
Package release 9.mga7
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Category System/Kernel and hardware
Homepage https://pagure.io/microcode_ctl
License GPLv2
Maintainer -
Download size 11.38 KB
Installed size 7.11 KB
Since PentiumPro, Intel CPU are made of a RISC chip and of a microcode whose
purpose is to decompose "old" ia32 instruction into new risc ones.
P6 familly is concerned: PPro, PII, Celeron, PIII, Celeron2, Core 2, ...
Recent kernels have the ability to update this microcode.
The microcode update is volatile and needs to be uploaded on each system
boot. I.e. it doesn't reflash your cpu permanently.
Reboot and it reverts back to the old microcode.
This package also support updating latest AMD CPU microcode.

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
microcode_ctl-2.1-9.mga7.x86_64.rpm 2.1 x86_64 Mageia Core
microcode_ctl - - -

Requires

Name Value
rpm-helper -

Provides

Name Value
microcode_ctl = 2.1-9.mga7
microcode_ctl(x86-32) = 2.1-9.mga7

Download

Type URL
Mirror distrib-coffee.ipsl.jussieu.fr
Binary Package microcode_ctl-2.1-9.mga7.i586.rpm
Source Package microcode_ctl-2.1-9.mga7.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Enable the repository in Software Management
  2. Install microcode_ctl rpm package:
    # dnf install microcode_ctl

Files

Path
/lib/firmware/amd-ucode/
/lib/firmware/intel-microcode/
/usr/sbin/update-amd-microcode
/usr/sbin/update-intel-microcode
/usr/share/doc/microcode_ctl/README
/usr/share/man/man8/update-amd-microcode.8.xz
/usr/share/man/man8/update-intel-microcode.8.xz

Changelog

2018-09-23 - umeabot <umeabot> 2.1-9.mga7
(not released yet)
+ Revision: 1299533
- Mageia 7 Mass Rebuild
2018-01-04 - ovitters <ovitters> 2.1-8.mga7
+ Revision: 1190256
- Update to upstream 2.1-14. 20171117
- fix url
2017-06-16 - zezinho <zezinho> 2.1-7.mga6
+ Revision: 1107798
- remove cron for intel download as upstream rss was removed

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