Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#10249 closed enhancement (fixed)

intel-ucode 20180108

Reported by: ken@… Owned by: ken@…
Priority: high Milestone: 8.2
Component: BOOK Version: SVN
Severity: normal Keywords:


The Spectre mitigation updates previously only at debian (and perhaps ubuntu) are now on intel's website.

Link is

Updates for 06-3c-03 which is used for the Haswell example and is now updated to 0x23 [fix the book!], 06-3d-904, 06-3e-04, 06-3f-02, 05-3f-04, 06-45-01, 06-46-01, 06-47-01, 06-55-04, 06-56-02, 06-56-03, 06-5e-03, 06-7a-01, 06-8e-09, 06-8e-0a, 06-9e-09, 06-9e-0a, 06-9e-0b.

Of those, 06-5e-03 covers my Skylake and unlike the version from debian it did successfully do a late update, dmesg still reports one error but successfully updated to 0xc2:

microcode: Error allocating buffer ffffc900032b9000
microcode: updated to revision 0xc2, date = 2017-11-16

Note that I've moved to a 4.14.12 kernel since I tried to apply the debian update, previously I was on 4.9.something.

Change History (2)

comment:1 by ken@…, 5 years ago

Owner: changed from blfs-book@… to ken@…
Priority: normalhigh
Status: newassigned

Treating as High priority because these are CVE fixes, although they may be painful on servers.

comment:2 by ken@…, 5 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed
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