Re: 4.15.17 regression: bisected: timeout during microcode update
From: Vitezslav Samel
Date: Wed Apr 18 2018 - 08:08:46 EST
On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 12:07:21PM +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 10:11:40AM +0200, Vitezslav Samel wrote:
> > Could be done anything to prevent this panic?
> Yes, for starters, is there anything preventing you from using an initrd
> and doing early microcode loading?
> If no, consider doing that and not using the late method which is
> problematic at best.
I switched to firmware-in-kernel early loading and that works OK.
But still, the reported issue is regression in 4.15.17 and 4.16+.