Re: x86/microcode update on systems without INITRD

From: Michal Marek
Date: Fri Jan 08 2016 - 09:48:46 EST

On 2016-01-08 14:37, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 08, 2016 at 01:48:40PM +0100, Michal Marek wrote:
>> You can add a conditional comment like this
>> comment "WARNING: Early microcode loader requires initramfs support"
>> depends on MICROCODE && !BLK_DEV_INITRD
>> and hope that somebody reads it.
> Actually, I was thinking about something which gets printed when doing
> "make oldconfig". In addition to the Kconfig text.

The comments are printed during make oldconfig if a symbol in the
current menu needs updating. Which is probably not the case here, both
MICROCODE and BLK_DEV_INITRD are existing symbols.

> I'll take a look once
> the stupid cold goes away...

Oh, get well soon.