Self modifying code, lambda calculus - Re: ENIAC programming

Guy Sotomayor ggs at
Thu Sep 17 23:19:46 CDT 2015

On 9/17/15 8:55 PM, Jon Elson wrote:
> I think the later X86 machines have a tiny block of patch microcode 
> that is available to the OS to put special routines into.
Certainly not Intel CPUs.  All of the microcode patches are loaded via 
special instruction sequences
(described in the SDM).  The microcode patch RAM is in the CPU and not 
visible to S/W.

TTFN - Guy

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