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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Intel/AMD x86 CPU microcode update system in non-free

On Wed, 07 Nov 2012, Adrian Fita wrote:
> Fair enough, but how about having the linux-image packages recommend the
> *microcode packages for installation so users won't get confused by the
> message caused by the module trying to load the file with the microcode
> update and not finding it?

I don't think we can do that, because the -microcode packages are in

And an annoying technical detail makes it suboptimal to add the microcode
packages as a recommendation of the firmware-linux-nonfree package.

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