[arch-releng] Changes for early microcode

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 12:41:31 UTC 2014

On 10/29/2014 09:35 AM, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi wrote:
> On 10/29/2014 08:31 AM, Christian Hesse wrote:
>> Hello everybody,
>> the official ISO file includes intel-ucode, which requires changes to the
>> bootloader for early microcode. Will we see changes before November release?
> I see al least two options:
> (1) Write two syslinux/gummiboot entries per each current entry,
> something like "start archlinux for Intel machine (except virtualized
> enviroment)", "start archlinux for non-Intel machine".
> (2) Always load intel-ucode.img for all enviroments, should be ignored
> in cases where does not care.

In case (2), for keep it simple, we can unpack then intel-ucode.img and
just always add the .bin inside archiso.img

I guess, should work. Please confirm, I do not have Intel CPU.



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