[arch-general] Intel microcode - latest version not loading
stoa at gmx.us
Wed Feb 28 23:41:17 UTC 2018
On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 04:54:03PM -0600, Doug Newgard via arch-general wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Feb 2018 12:43:26 -0600
> Dutch Ingraham <stoa at gmx.us> wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 11:50:09AM -0600, Doug Newgard via arch-general wrote:
> > > You're looking at the dates that the last *bundle* was released. That says
> > > nothing about what firmware is available for your processor. Your microcode was
> > > "updated early", so it is being loaded just fine.
> > >
> > > Scimmia
> > Thanks, Scimmia. I had considered that, but thought that would have
> > been spelled-out somewhere on Intel's site and didn't want to just
> > assume. So, how does one determine what files are on the .img?
> The img file can be extracted with bsdtar. iucode_tool in the AUR used for
> working with the intel bin file inside of that .img file. It can list, extract,
> search, and more. There's even an example on the Microcode wiki page.
Did you just add that wiki page information?? (I'm just kidding, of
course.) Totally missed it - thanks for the info!
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