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Robust microcode load/recovery protocol

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015336D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Dec-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a method to load and recover microcode on a rewritable storage to maintain the robustness. Microcode is often stored on a rewritable storage due to update program, and is loaded to a memory. In such a storage, a read error may occur when reading the sectors that microcode is stored. To avoid such a load error, some systems often