Changeset 428cad4


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Timestamp:
06/08/2021 07:34:53 PM (13 days ago)
Author:
Ken Moffat <ken@…>
Branches:
trunk
Children:
ad0b7c3a
Parents:
69e77f2d
Message:

Update intel microcode to 20210608

Also refresh the example, including the omitted lines for the
late reload - the claimed previous version (0xec) was a typo.

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2 edited

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  • introduction/welcome/changelog.xml

    r69e77f2d r428cad4  
    4747      <itemizedlist>
    4848        <listitem>
     49          <para>[ken] - Update to Intel microcode-20210608 (security fix). Fixes
     50          <ulink url="&blfs-ticket-root;15149">#15149</ulink>.</para>
     51        </listitem>
     52        <listitem>
    4953          <para>[renodr] - Update to nettle-3.7.3. Fixes
    5054          <ulink url="&blfs-ticket-root;15143">#15143</ulink>.</para>
  • postlfs/config/firmware.xml

    r69e77f2d r428cad4  
    208208        and downloading the latest file there.  As of this writing the most
    209209        secure version of the microcode, for those machines which can boot it,
    210         is microcode-20210216.<!-- If you have a Skylake machine, please read the
     210        is microcode-20210608.<!-- If you have a Skylake machine, please read the
    211211        Caution in the 'Early loading of microcode' section below.-->  Extract this
    212212        file in the normal way, the microcode is in the <filename>intel-ucode
     
    293293        was created by temporarily booting without
    294294        microcode, to show the current Firmware Bug messages, then the late load
    295         shows it being updated to revision 0xec.
    296       </para>
    297 
    298 <screen><literal>[    0.000000] Linux version 5.9.8 (ken@leshp) (gcc (GCC) 10.2.0,
    299                GNU ld (GNU Binutils) 2.35)
    300                #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Nov 16 20:42:42 GMT 2020
    301 [    0.000000] Command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-5.9.8-sda11 root=/dev/sda11 ro
    302 [    0.028715] [Firmware Bug]: TSC_DEADLINE disabled due to Errata;
     295        shows it being updated to revision 0xea.
     296      </para>
     297
     298<screen><literal>[    0.000000] Linux version 5.12.8 (lfs@leshp) (gcc (GCC) 11.1.0,
     299               GNU ld (GNU Binutils) 2.36.1)
     300               #2 SMP PREEMPT Fri Jun 4 01:25:02 BST 2021
     301[    0.000000] Command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-5.12.8-sda11 root=/dev/sda11 ro
     302               resume=/dev/sda10
     303[    0.028741] [Firmware Bug]: TSC_DEADLINE disabled due to Errata;
    303304               please update microcode to version: 0xb2 (or later)
    304 [    0.111874] SRBDS: Vulnerable: No microcode
    305 [    0.111984] MDS: Vulnerable: Clear CPU buffers attempted, no microcode</literal></screen>
     305[    0.115716] SRBDS: Vulnerable: No microcode
     306[    0.115826] MDS: Vulnerable: Clear CPU buffers attempted, no microcode
     307[    0.389005] microcode: sig=0x506e3, pf=0x2, revision=0x74
     308[    0.389030] microcode: Microcode Update Driver: v2.2.
     309[   70.089502] microcode: updated to revision 0xea, date = 2021-01-25
     310[   70.089528] x86/CPU: CPU features have changed after loading microcode,
     311               but might not take effect.
     312[   70.089530] microcode: Reload completed, microcode revision: 0xea</literal></screen>
    306313
    307314      <para>
     
    482489      </para>
    483490
    484 <screen><literal>[    0.000000] microcode: microcode updated early to revision 0xe2, date = 2020-07-14
    485 [    0.000000] Linux version 5.9.8 (ken@leshp) (gcc (GCC) 10.2.0,
    486                GNU ld (GNU Binutils) 2.35)
    487                #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Nov 16 20:42:42 GMT 2020
    488 [    0.000000] Command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-5.9.8-sda11 root=/dev/sda11 ro
    489 [    0.378287] microcode: sig=0x506e3, pf=0x2, revision=0xe2
    490 [    0.378315] microcode: Microcode Update Driver: v2.2.
    491 </literal></screen>
     491<screen><literal>[    0.000000] microcode: microcode updated early to revision 0xea, date = 2021-01-25
     492[    0.000000] Linux version 5.12.8 (lfs@leshp) (gcc (GCC) 11.1.0,
     493               GNU ld (GNU Binutils) 2.36.1) #2 SMP PREEMPT Fri Jun 4 01:25:02 BST 2021
     494[    0.000000] Command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-5.12.8-sda11 root=/dev/sda11 ro
     495               resume=/dev/sda10
     496[    0.381420] microcode: sig=0x506e3, pf=0x2, revision=0xea
     497[    0.381479] microcode: Microcode Update Driver: v2.2.</literal></screen>
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