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author Andrzej Telszewski2014-08-09 02:40:47 +0200
committer Willy Sudiarto Raharjo2014-08-09 02:42:01 +0200
commite8820ecb160a28e96f1e074f2f845eed643eba48 (patch)
parent1dfe045b6415e0d29ba509a33457afe2a234a3ae (diff)
system/microcode_ctl: Update README.
Signed-off-by: Willy Sudiarto Raharjo <>
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/system/microcode_ctl/README b/system/microcode_ctl/README
index 75dfb01ced..5f9c737985 100644
--- a/system/microcode_ctl/README
+++ b/system/microcode_ctl/README
@@ -14,9 +14,11 @@ boot i.e. it doesn't reflash your cpu permanently, reboot and it reverts
back to the old microcode.
To use this utility you need to compile the kernel driver (found under
-"Processor type and features"). The microcode itself can be found at
+"Processor type and features"). The microcode itself can be found at and should be placed under
+/lib/firmware/microcode.dat. Alternatively (or preferably) you can use
+the *intel-microcode* SlackBuild available at to prepare
+the microcode package to be readily used with the microcode_ctl utility.
To have the microcode updated each time at boot, start the included
init script from /etc/rc.d/rc.local: