lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2012]   [Jun]   [12]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] x86: Track minimum microcode revision globally v2
On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 12:19:31AM +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 03:09:25PM -0700, Andi Kleen wrote:
> >
> > >Ok, is it only me or is this boot_min_microcode superfluous?
> > >IOW, you can only use boot_cpu_data.microcode instead and drop
> > >boot_min_microcode.
> >
> > boot_cpu_data.microcode contains a copy of the original microcode,
> > so we couldn't detect the boot cpu case. In theory could hard code
> > CPU #0 is boot cpu or so,
> > but I prefer to track it with the separate variable.
>
> Ok, this begs the next question then: why do we need to say that some AP
> has a lower ucode version than the BSP?

I would consider that a BIOS bug.

-Andi


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2012-06-13 07:02    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site