[arch-general] Debugging third-party library's segfault if its caused by system update?

Tom Yan tom.ty89 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 02:06:03 UTC 2015

(Assuming by GNU bootloader you mean GRUB) In Arch GRUB is patched to
search intel-ucode.img automatically. If you write your own grub.cfg
instead of using grub-mkconfig, you just put the image name in the
same "initrd" line before the main initramfs.

On 11 June 2015 at 00:45, Neven Sajko <nsajko at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10 June 2015 at 03:12, Oon-Ee Ng <ngoonee.talk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 7:48 AM, Anatol Pomozov
>> <anatol.pomozov at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Do you use Intel CPU? Try to setup microcode and see if it helps
>>> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Microcode
>> I do, but that has not changed, and as CPU problems would likely
>> affect the whole system rather than a specific library I'm hesitant to
>> try something so low-level.
> You should definitely set the microcode updates up, bugs in μcode
> could affect any part of the system and you'll need to do it sooner or
> later.
> It's not hard to do, at least with syslinux, I hear the GNU bootloader
> is more complicated to use.

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