lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2018]   [Jan]   [22]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [RFC 05/10] x86/speculation: Add basic IBRS support infrastructure
On Sun, Jan 21, 2018 at 03:56:55PM +0100, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> Also, blacklisting microcode for early loading will become an ugly dance
> so I'd like to avoid it if possible.
>
> Thus, it would be much much easier if dracut/initrd creation thing
> already filters those blacklisted blobs by looking at the revision in
> the header. Which is much easier.

That wouldn't be enough; AFAIU there's people with this stuff already
flashed in their BIOS. So the kernel needs to deal with it one way or
another.

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2018-01-22 10:52    [W:0.193 / U:4.860 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site