Re: x86/microcode update on systems without INITRD

From: Måns Rullgård
Date: Fri Jan 08 2016 - 07:28:30 EST

Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxx> writes:

> On Fri, Jan 08, 2016 at 01:16:01PM +0100, Markus Trippelsdorf wrote:
>> But you take the choice away from people like me, who don't need initrd
>> at all. BLK_DEV_INITRD is a superfluous dependency in this case, because
>> microcode update works perfectly well without it.
> Damn, you have a valid point too. I need to think about it...
> ... well, the only thing I can think of right now is to remove the
> dependency on BLK_DEV_INITRD completely - I believe this is what you
> proposed initially Markus - and add a BIG FAT SUGGESTION to Kconfig
> saying that people should strive for enabling early microcode loading if
> possible.

That seems perfectly reasonable to me.

Måns Rullgård