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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.

-hpa


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