[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 0/5] x86: add support for microcode update

Florian Fainelli f.fainelli at gmail.com
Thu Jan 18 00:26:17 EST 2018

On January 17, 2018 11:41:01 AM PST, Zoltan HERPAI <wigyori at uid0.hu> wrote:
>This series will add support for microcode update on x86 targets,
>in light of the recent security issues.
>While other distributions use an early initramfs approach to update 
>the microcode as early as possible, in OpenWrt the earliest place
>where we can do this is preinit.
>The Intel microcode package is using the source package by Debian,
>the AMD microcode package is downloaded from the linux-firmware 
>git repository.
>This was tested on various Intel-based desktops with ancient BIOSes.
>Once the series is merged into trunk, this could/should be backported
>into 17.01 and 15.05 without too much hassle.


Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli at gmail.com>

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