On Sun, Jun 03, 2007 at 09:09:48PM +0100, Justin B Rye wrote: > Christian Perrier wrote: > > The microcode update is volatile and needs to be uploaded on each > > system boot, i.e. it doesn't re-flash the CPU permanently, reboot and > > it reverts back to the old microcode. Ideally, the microcode should be > > updated by the computer's BIOS, but most vendors do not implement that > > behavior. > > I won't anglicise the "i.e.", but "heavier" punctuation would help: > The microcode update is volatile and needs to be uploaded on each > system boot - i.e., it doesn't re-flash the CPU permanently; reboot, > and it reverts back to the old microcode. [...] How about: The microcode update does not permanently alter the CPU and must be performed each time the system is booted. which is a bit more direct. -- "You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."
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