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Bug 587422 - sys-boot/grub: use microcode initrd if present
Summary: sys-boot/grub: use microcode initrd if present
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 579674
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Mike Gilbert
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-06-28 16:15 UTC by Craig Andrews
Modified: 2016-06-28 16:24 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Craig Andrews gentoo-dev 2016-06-28 16:15:52 UTC
Grub should include a microcode initrd if one is present to facilitate early boot intel microcode updates.


Arch Linux already does this. Here is their patch to grub:
Comment 1 Craig Andrews gentoo-dev 2016-06-28 16:21:06 UTC
Comment 2 Mike Gilbert gentoo-dev 2016-06-28 16:24:40 UTC
I'm not patching this into Gentoo.

If you can convince upstream to accept a patch, I'm happy to backport.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 579674 ***