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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] x86, microcode: Ensure that module is only loaded for
On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 04:55, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
<hmh@hmh.eng.br> wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Apr 2012, Kay Sievers wrote:

>> Just a note: the intel microcode is loaded by a kernel-initiated
>> firmware request these days. There is no (broken) init script on
>
> Is it?  Which distros have deployed the required userspace and switched to
> Intel binary microcode already?

The tool is here:
http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/repo/pkgs/microcode_ctl/intel-microcode2ucode.c/0efc5f6c74a4d7e61ca22683c93c98cf/intel-microcode2ucode.c

It's at least used here:
http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/gitweb/?p=microcode_ctl.git;a=tree
https://build.opensuse.org/package/files?package=microcode_ctl&project=Base%3ASystem
http://sources.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/gentoo-x86/sys-apps/microcode-data/files/

Kay
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