[arch-releng] [PATCH 1/1] concatenate initramfs images for early microcode update

Christian Hesse list at eworm.de
Wed Oct 29 15:48:30 UTC 2014

Christian Hesse <list at eworm.de> on Wed, 2014/10/29 16:18:
> As said before... This does not work. Please prove me wrong!

This explains the details:


Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:

	it will read any mix of compressed and uncompressed cpio archives
	appended one after the other.  However, the early initramfs for
	firmware and microcode update *must* be uncompressed, and it *must*
	be the first cpio image in the initramfs

main(a){char*c=/*    Schoene Gruesse                         */"B?IJj;MEH"
"CX:;",b;for(a/*    Chris           get my mail address:    */=0;b=c[a++];)
putchar(b-1/(/*               gcc -o sig sig.c && ./sig    */b/42*2-3)*42);}
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