[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] Mkinitcpio replacement with Dracut

Michał Zegan webczat_200 at poczta.onet.pl
Tue May 21 18:52:55 UTC 2019

W dniu 21.05.2019 o 20:48, Giancarlo Razzolini via arch-general pisze:
> Em maio 21, 2019 15:42 Genes Lists via arch-general escreveu:
>> Early Microcode and initrd.
>> I notice that the AMD microcode is [1] in the initrd while the intel
>> microcode is not.
>> Booting with option:
>> initrd=/boot/intel-ucode.img
>> to get the microcode installed early works fine with dracut as it always
>> has.
>> Is this something that will remain the same as now or does this
>> potentially change under dracut?
> This probably needs to be changed. No point in having AMD microcode into
> the initramfs
> if you have an intel processor. It's wasted space.
> Loading the microcode before will probably always work and should
> continue to be the
> desirable solution.
> Regards,
> Giancarlo Razzolini

But I believe dracut may handle microcode itself too, at least in fedora
it is packed with the core initramfs somehow.

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