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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86/microcode/amd: fix uninitalized structure cp
On Tue, Jan 14, 2020 at 02:08:50PM +0000, Colin Ian King wrote:
> If I understand the question, it seems that get_builtin_microcode()
> tries to load in the appropriate amd microcode binary from the cpio data
> and this can potentially fail if the microcode is not provided for the
> specific processor family, so I believe this is a legitimate fix.

If the microcode for the specific processor family is not provided,
get_builtin_firmware() will return false and then we'll call
find_microcode_in_initrd() which will definitely return either a proper
pointer or a NULL-initialized cpio_data struct.

So I still don't see it.

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