Re: [PATCH 2/2] x86, microcode: Ensure that module is only loadedfor

From: Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
Date: Sat Apr 21 2012 - 23:07:02 EST

On Tue, 17 Apr 2012, Kay Sievers wrote:
> 2012/4/17 Gene Heskett <gene.heskett@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > I do not think the above has anything to do with the current version
> > shipping in some distro's, which is trying to find the intel code on
> > kernels >2.6.39 when running on AMD stuff, so that script in /etc/init.d
> > needs attention too.  I have nuked about half of that script in my local
> > copy so that it does install AMD code on AMD processors.  The errors I was
> > seeing were only the lack of its ability to find the Intel code and does
> > not generate any output resembling the above.
> Just a note: the intel microcode is loaded by a kernel-initiated
> firmware request these days. There is no (broken) init script on

Is it? Which distros have deployed the required userspace and switched to
Intel binary microcode already?

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where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
Henrique Holschuh
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