Re: New summary: Binary peripheral software
On Sun, 04 Apr 2004, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 03, 2004 at 12:19:00PM +0100, J.D. Hood wrote:
> > (If we are distributing it then it isn't firmware. I'll call
> > it 'peripheral software' until someone suggests a better term.)
> Should this cover Microcode updates for the host CPU?
Certainly it should...
We could call "peripheral software" (or firmware, or whatever) anything
that is not run by published interfaces of the Host CPU, to avoid wordplay.
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