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

Zoltan HERPAI wigyori at uid0.hu
Sun Jan 21 04:38:28 EST 2018

John Crispin wrote:
> On 17/01/18 20:41, Zoltan HERPAI wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 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.
> due to the importance of this i would propose, that we add a dedicated 
> step inside procd that calls right before preinit.

Fine with me for trunk (and maybe 17.01) - can you add the sysfs poke 
then, please? For CC, which is currently at 2015-10-29, I think we can 
stay with running this from preinit.

Zoltan H
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