Re: [PATCH 2/6] x86/microcode: Merge early loader

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Fri Nov 06 2015 - 14:31:59 EST

On Fri, Nov 06, 2015 at 02:22:42PM -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> So this broke dracut. Dracut will look at the config file for the
> INTEL or AMD early config options being set.

Nothing outside the kernel should depend on Kconfig symbols.

> Do we have suggestions on how to work this out going forward? I
> suppose we could assume the check should only be done on 4.3 or older
> kernels, but I'm not sure making assumptions about newer kernels is a
> great idea either.

How about always adding AMD and Intel microcode always? Maybe with a
switch to disable adding any microcode for testing purposes only...


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