[Buildroot] [PATCH 2/4] intel-microcode: bump to version 20180807a

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Mon Nov 12 21:39:00 UTC 2018


>>>>> "Carlos" == Carlos Santos <casantos at datacom.com.br> writes:

 > The big "intel-microcode.dat" text file is gone. Only binary files are
 > provided, in the "intel-ucode" directory. Install it at /lib/firmware/,
 > like linux-firmware does, and update the iucode-tool init script to use
 > that path.

 > We don't install the microcode under "intel-ucode-with-caveats", since
 > it needs special commits in the Linux kernel (see "relnotes" for more
 > information).

 > Tested on an equipment with Intel C3000 processor.

 > Signed-off-by: Carlos Santos <casantos at datacom.com.br>
 > ---
 >  package/intel-microcode/intel-microcode.hash |  4 ++--
 >  package/intel-microcode/intel-microcode.mk   | 16 +++++-----------
 >  package/iucode-tool/S00iucode-tool           |  4 ++--
 >  3 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)

 > diff --git a/package/intel-microcode/intel-microcode.hash b/package/intel-microcode/intel-microcode.hash
 > index 999b27299d..183ba5aeec 100644
 > --- a/package/intel-microcode/intel-microcode.hash
 > +++ b/package/intel-microcode/intel-microcode.hash
 > @@ -1,3 +1,3 @@
 >  # Locally computed
 > -sha256 0b381face2df1b0a829dc4fa8fa93f47f39e11b1c9c22ebd44f8614657c1e779  microcode-20180312.tgz
 > -sha256 6d4deb65ca688d930e188bf93f78430f134097b161e6df4a2ef00728e14965e3  license.txt
 > +sha256 46ab18699ec42eb6cc01ee1846ec4d7ca979766dee2156f92d69e2f6df548137  microcode-20180807a.tgz
 > +sha256 c4698c6105d59fec11ad0929e77a003445c560c7706c089990030acbf10c9372  license
 > diff --git a/package/intel-microcode/intel-microcode.mk b/package/intel-microcode/intel-microcode.mk
 > index e3134b6408..2113873509 100644
 > --- a/package/intel-microcode/intel-microcode.mk
 > +++ b/package/intel-microcode/intel-microcode.mk
 > @@ -4,23 +4,17 @@
 >  #
 >  ################################################################################
 
 > -INTEL_MICROCODE_VERSION = 20180312
 > +INTEL_MICROCODE_VERSION = 20180807a
 >  INTEL_MICROCODE_SOURCE = microcode-$(INTEL_MICROCODE_VERSION).tgz
 > -INTEL_MICROCODE_SITE = http://downloadmirror.intel.com/27591/eng
 > +INTEL_MICROCODE_SITE = https://downloadmirror.intel.com/28087/eng
 >  INTEL_MICROCODE_STRIP_COMPONENTS = 0
 >  INTEL_MICROCODE_LICENSE = PROPRIETARY
 > -INTEL_MICROCODE_LICENSE_FILES = license.txt
 > +INTEL_MICROCODE_LICENSE_FILES = license
 >  INTEL_MICROCODE_REDISTRIBUTE = NO
 
 > -define INTEL_MICROCODE_EXTRACT_LICENSE
 > -	head -n 33 $(@D)/microcode.dat > $(@D)/license.txt
 > -endef
 > -
 > -INTEL_MICROCODE_POST_EXTRACT_HOOKS += INTEL_MICROCODE_EXTRACT_LICENSE
 > -
 >  define INTEL_MICROCODE_INSTALL_TARGET_CMDS
 > -	$(INSTALL) -D -m 0644 $(@D)/microcode.dat \
 > -		$(TARGET_DIR)/usr/share/misc/intel-microcode.dat
 > +	$(INSTALL) -D -m 0644 -t $(TARGET_DIR)/lib/firmware/intel-ucode \
 > +		$(@D)/intel-ucode/*
 >  endef
 
 >  $(eval $(generic-package))
 > diff --git a/package/iucode-tool/S00iucode-tool b/package/iucode-tool/S00iucode-tool
 > index 0c1e409de2..a97b33c045 100644
 > --- a/package/iucode-tool/S00iucode-tool
 > +++ b/package/iucode-tool/S00iucode-tool
 > @@ -3,12 +3,12 @@
 >  # Upload microcode into the processor.
 >  #
 
 > -microcode_file="/usr/share/misc/intel-microcode.dat"
 > +MICROCODE_DIR="/lib/firmware/intel-ucode"
 
 >  case "$1" in
 >    start)
 >  	echo "Starting iucode-tool:"
 > -	/usr/sbin/iucode_tool -k $microcode_file
 > +	/usr/sbin/iucode_tool -k "$MICROCODE_DIR"

Is iucode_tool even needed when the microcode us located under
/lib/firmware/intel-ucode? From a quick look in the kernel it seems like
it is loading it directly with request_firmware().

Committed to next, thanks.

-- 
Bye, Peter Korsgaard


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