[pmg-devel] applied: [PATCH pmg-docs v2] administration, installation: add chapter "Firmware Updates"

Stoiko Ivanov s.ivanov at proxmox.com
Tue Feb 13 11:49:04 CET 2024

On Wed, 24 Jan 2024 16:01:48 +0100
Thanks for the update!
applied the patch - having consistent docs across our products goes a long

one minor nit inline - if you happen to touch this again for another

Alexander Zeidler <a.zeidler at proxmox.com> wrote:

> and "Debian Firmware Repository", with mutual linking. Largely
> identical to PVE docs, except for:
> - remove mentions of ensuring a safe cluster node reboot
> - adapt internal links for this doc structure
> Firmware updates are important, their existence should not be checked
> only when there are already noticeable problems.
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Zeidler <a.zeidler at proxmox.com>
> ---
> v2:
> * place chapter "Firmware Updates" under chapter "Administration" instead of "Installation", as it is partly a recurring manual task
> * make commit message verbose
> v1: https://lists.proxmox.com/pipermail/pmg-devel/2023-November/002570.html
>  pmg-administration.adoc | 200 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  pmg-installation.adoc   |  17 ++++
>  2 files changed, 217 insertions(+)
>.. snip..
> +[[pmg_firmware_troubleshooting]]
> +Troubleshooting
> +^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> +For debugging purposes, the set up Early OS Microcode Update applied regularly
> +at system boot can be temporarily disabled as follows:
> +
> +. Reboot the host to get to the GRUB menu (hold `SHIFT` if it is hidden)
> +. At the desired {pmg} boot entry press `E`
For the time being we have not only grub as a boot-loader, but also
systemd-boot - while both use `E` as edit-key - we might want to link to
the section where this is described (for pve:
for pmg - I'll try to add it in the coming days)

> ..snip..

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