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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] x86/microcode: support for microcode update in Xen dom0
On 10/12/2011 03:27 PM, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> The current scheme has worked pretty well so far; there doesn't seem to
> be a huge concern about it. Have there been actual observed failures
> with the current mechanism, or is the drive to make it earlier driven by
> an aesthetic desire to make it "as it should be"?

Yes, there has. There is at least one case where we have to print an
error message saying "update your BIOS" because our current microcode
update is too late.


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