[coreboot] Removing microcode updates from blobs
gabeblack at google.com
Sat Dec 14 06:35:47 CET 2013
Defaults should work. Why should I have to know about a magic option that
will make my computer not crash at random? If you don't want your computer
to work that badly, you should also be motivated enough to find the magic
switch that will break it. Breaking people by default in mysterious and
unpredictable ways is a terrible idea.
On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 9:33 PM, mrnuke <mr.nuke.me at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/13/2013 11:30 PM, Gabe Black wrote:
> > Processors which need microcode updates?
> And how are we breaking them when the defaults don't change? You already
> have the option, today, to not include microcode updates. It's just not
> on by default.
> > On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 9:28 PM, mrnuke <mr.nuke.me at gmail.com
> > <mailto:mr.nuke.me at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > On 12/13/2013 11:24 PM, Gabe Black wrote:
> > > If you don't want to hear it, ignore it. We shouldn't break things
> > just
> > > so people with mistaken opinions are happy, nor how long it took to
> > > rearrange things into a broken state.
> > >
> > What exactly are we breaking?
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