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From: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
To: Vitezslav Samel <vitezslav@samel.cz>
Cc: Ashok Raj <ashok.raj@intel.com>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 4.15.17 regression: bisected: timeout during microcode update
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:07:21 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180418100721.GA5866@pd.tnic> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180418081140.GA2439@pc11.op.pod.cz>

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?

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/Documentation/x86/microcode.txt

If no, consider doing that and not using the late method which is
problematic at best.

-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

SUSE Linux GmbH, GF: Felix Imendörffer, Jane Smithard, Graham Norton, HRB 21284 (AG Nürnberg)
-- 

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-18 10:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-18  8:11 Vitezslav Samel
2018-04-18 10:07 ` Borislav Petkov [this message]
2018-04-18 12:08   ` Vitezslav Samel
2018-04-18 12:22     ` Borislav Petkov
2018-04-18 13:53       ` Raj, Ashok
2018-04-18 16:14         ` Borislav Petkov
2018-04-19  5:35         ` Vitezslav Samel
2018-04-19  7:22           ` Raj, Ashok
2018-04-19 10:48           ` Borislav Petkov
2018-04-19 12:02             ` Vitezslav Samel
2018-04-19 12:18               ` Borislav Petkov
2018-04-19 12:32                 ` Raj, Ashok
2018-04-19 13:48                   ` Vitezslav Samel
2018-04-19 13:46                 ` Vitezslav Samel
2018-04-19 16:37                   ` Borislav Petkov
2018-04-20  6:20                     ` Vitezslav Samel
2018-04-20  9:52                       ` Borislav Petkov
2018-04-20 10:01                         ` Vitezslav Samel
2018-04-20 10:32                           ` Borislav Petkov
2018-04-20 10:34                             ` [PATCH 1/2] x86/microcode/intel: Save microcode patch unconditionally Borislav Petkov
2018-04-20 10:54                               ` Vitezslav Samel
2018-04-20 15:59                               ` Raj, Ashok
2018-04-20 10:37                             ` [PATCH 2/2] x86/microcode: Do not exit early from __reload_late() Borislav Petkov
2018-04-20 10:54                               ` Vitezslav Samel
2018-04-20 16:00                               ` Raj, Ashok
2018-04-21  8:19 ` [PATCH 1/2] x86/microcode/intel: Save microcode patch unconditionally Borislav Petkov
2018-04-21  8:19   ` [PATCH 2/2] x86/microcode: Do not exit early from __reload_late() Borislav Petkov
2018-04-24  7:52     ` [tip:x86/urgent] " tip-bot for Borislav Petkov
2018-04-24  7:51   ` [tip:x86/urgent] x86/microcode/intel: Save microcode patch unconditionally tip-bot for Borislav Petkov

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