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[Resolved] ]missing microcode after Liquorix kernel update

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Re: [Resolved] ]missing microcode after Liquorix kernel update


Post by cinclus » Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:21 pm

cinclus wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:58 pm
As I understand the cause of failure of the kernels built from the opensuse sources are the added patches besides the patch https://liquorix.net/sources/v4.18.20-lqx2.patch.gz.
I could not confirm this by rebuilding the 32-Bit kernels from the sources from http://download.opensuse.org/repositori ... ebian_9.0/, viz without using the added patches in debian/patches/:

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The resulting kernels hang as well on booting.

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Re: [Resolved] ]missing microcode after Liquorix kernel update


Post by cinclus » Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:56 pm

Now I liked to know the outcome of an old-style rebuilding of the Liquorix 4.18 kernel patched with patches all contained in the file linux-liquorix_4.18-28~obs.debian.tar.xz and mentioned there in the file debian/patches/series:


The resulting kernel works perfectly well in an MX-18 installation and in a live-remastered MX-18-live-system (32-Bit non-pae version).

System info from the live-system:
> inxi -bx

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]System:    Host: mx1 Kernel: 4.18.20-lqx2 i686 bits: 32 compiler: gcc v: 6.3.0 
           Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3 Distro: MX-18_386 Continuum Dec 20  2018 
           base: Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch) 
Machine:   Type: Desktop System: ASUS product: All Series v: N/A serial: <root required> 
           Mobo: ASUSTeK model: H97M-PLUS v: Rev X.0x serial: <root required> 
           UEFI [Legacy]: American Megatrends v: 2603 date: 02/22/2016 
CPU:       Quad Core: Intel Core i5-4590S type: MCP arch: Haswell speed: 944 MHz 
           min/max: 800/3001 MHz 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics 
           vendor: ASUSTeK driver: i915 v: kernel bus ID: 00:02.0 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.2 driver: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa 
           resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Haswell Desktop x86/MMX/SSE2 v: 4.5 Mesa 18.2.6 
           direct render: Yes 
Network:   Device-1: Intel Ethernet I218-V vendor: ASUSTeK driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k port: f080 
           bus ID: 00:19.0 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 1.95 TiB used: 620.59 GiB (31.1%) 
Info:      Processes: 215 Uptime: 1m Memory: 3.33 GiB used: 302.5 MiB (8.9%) Init: SysVinit 
           runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 6.3.0 Shell: bash v: 4.4.12 inxi: 3.0.29 [/code

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Re: [Resolved] ]missing microcode after Liquorix kernel update


Post by cinclus » Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:38 pm

Summary: How I got finally working Debian 32-Bit-kernel-packages for my Intel-hardware platforms: H97 and G45 w/ nvidia graphics card.

I used these source files from:

http://download.opensuse.org/repositori ... ebian_9.0/


From the latter I used

1. for kernel configuration (.config):

(or debian/config/kernelarch-x86/config-arch-32)

2. the kernel-patches:





3. build command:

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root@mx1:/usr/src/linux-4.18# make deb-pkg
root@mx1:/usr/src/linux-4.18# ls ../*.deb
For detailed steps to setup the patched kernel source I refer to Raphaël Hertzog/Roland Mas,chapter 8.10.

The kernel works on my hardware in a local MX18 installation and as a usb-live system.

Reference: Raphaël Hertzog and Roland Mas: The Debian Administrator’s Handbook 2015, online:

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