Re: x86, microcode: BUG: microcode update that changes x86_capability

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Thu Sep 25 2014 - 12:57:51 EST

On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 01:41:21PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> We still need to update x86_capability after a microcode update for the
> above to really work in the "install microcode into initramfs" case.

I think you mean for the kernels without early microcode loading...

Because those which do early loading will have loaded the microcode much
earlier than the x86_capability bits are detected. AFAICS, of course. It
is late already :-\

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