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Subject[tip:x86/pti] x86/microcode/intel: Look into the patch cache first
Commit-ID:  d8c3b52c00a05036e0a6b315b4b17921a7b67997
Gitweb: https://git.kernel.org/tip/d8c3b52c00a05036e0a6b315b4b17921a7b67997
Author: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
AuthorDate: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 11:28:44 +0100
Committer: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
CommitDate: Thu, 8 Mar 2018 10:19:26 +0100

x86/microcode/intel: Look into the patch cache first

The cache might contain a newer patch - look in there first.

A follow-on change will make sure newest patches are loaded into the
cache of microcode patches.

Signed-off-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Tested-by: Tom Lendacky <thomas.lendacky@amd.com>
Tested-by: Ashok Raj <ashok.raj@intel.com>
Cc: Arjan Van De Ven <arjan.van.de.ven@intel.com>
Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20180228102846.13447-6-bp@alien8.de

---
arch/x86/kernel/cpu/microcode/intel.c | 11 +++++------
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/microcode/intel.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/microcode/intel.c
index e2864bc2d575..2aded9db1d42 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/microcode/intel.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/microcode/intel.c
@@ -791,9 +791,9 @@ static int collect_cpu_info(int cpu_num, struct cpu_signature *csig)

static enum ucode_state apply_microcode_intel(int cpu)
{
- struct microcode_intel *mc;
- struct ucode_cpu_info *uci;
+ struct ucode_cpu_info *uci = ucode_cpu_info + cpu;
struct cpuinfo_x86 *c = &cpu_data(cpu);
+ struct microcode_intel *mc;
static int prev_rev;
u32 rev;

@@ -801,11 +801,10 @@ static enum ucode_state apply_microcode_intel(int cpu)
if (WARN_ON(raw_smp_processor_id() != cpu))
return UCODE_ERROR;

- uci = ucode_cpu_info + cpu;
- mc = uci->mc;
+ /* Look for a newer patch in our cache: */
+ mc = find_patch(uci);
if (!mc) {
- /* Look for a newer patch in our cache: */
- mc = find_patch(uci);
+ mc = uci->mc;
if (!mc)
return UCODE_NFOUND;
}
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