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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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