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Bug 643764 - sys-kernel/dracut - early microcode support for AMD family 17h CPUs
Summary: sys-kernel/dracut - early microcode support for AMD family 17h CPUs
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Patrick McLean
Depends on:
Blocks: CVE-2017-5715
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Reported: 2018-01-07 10:03 UTC by Alexander Tsoy
Modified: 2018-01-07 16:56 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Alexander Tsoy 2018-01-07 10:03:42 UTC
We need to backport the patch below to dracut (and stabilize the new revision asap?):

and maybe also another related commit:
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2018-01-07 16:56:14 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 64981bc77cab21181a2184b7b5c993333f41ded7
Author:     Mike Gilbert <>
AuthorDate: 2018-01-07 16:55:30 +0000
Commit:     Mike Gilbert <>
CommitDate: 2018-01-07 16:55:51 +0000

    sys-kernel/dracut: backport support for newer AMD microcode
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.19_p3, Repoman-2.3.6_p37

 .../{dracut-046.ebuild => dracut-046-r1.ebuild}    |  3 ++-
 sys-kernel/dracut/files/046-amd-microcode.patch    | 30 ++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 32 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)