1.166. microcode_ctl

An updated microcode_ctl package that provides several enhancements is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The microcode_ctl package provides microcode updates for Intel processors.
Enhancements
BZ#638286
The Intel CPU microcode file is updated to version 20101123. This is the most recent version of the microcode available from Intel.
BZ#578107
microcode_ctl is now udev-driven and the previously delivered init.d script is no longer needed.
Note that the system must be rebooted in order for these changes to take effect.
All users of Intel processors are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which adds these enhancements.