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    SubjectRe: Loading Pentium III microcode under Linux - catch 22!
     --- Alan Cox <> wrote:
    > Looking at it you can do it in initrd fine, or you
    > can do it as the first thing you do once the real
    > root fs is mounted from init's scripts
    > (/etc/rc.sysinit normally)

    I'm doing the latter right already. The problem is
    that even using ext3, I'm occasionally fscking the
    root partition with dodgy CPUs after a lock-up.
    Hopefully, initrd will allow me to load the microcode
    earlier in the boot sequence.


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