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Bug #11843

update Intel microcode to 20190918

Added by John Levon 4 months ago. Updated 4 months ago.

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Latest microcode drop from Intel AKA 2019-2


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Has duplicate illumos gate - Bug #9748: ucode shouldn't need install stepClosed2018-08-16

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#1

Updated by John Levon 4 months ago

Note that with this drop we'll also pick up some OmniOS code for updating and maintaining hard-links as necessary for the expanded microcode.

#2

Updated by John Levon 4 months ago

This was tested on essentially every physical system I had access to, including:

Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8550U CPU laptop
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6770HQ CPU 2.60GHz NUC
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 v4 system (this actually had upgraded ucode in the latest drop)
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2670 0
2.60GHz system
Cascade Lake system with ID 0x00050656 (no microcode any more)
Intel E31270 desktop with ID 0x000206a7
Intel system with ID 0x000306f2

#3

Updated by Electric Monk 4 months ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

git commit 55908bd733fe029d49237b91c700655997242419

commit  55908bd733fe029d49237b91c700655997242419
Author: John Levon <john.levon@joyent.com>
Date:   2019-10-24T21:53:17.000Z

    11843 update Intel microcode to 20190918
    Reviewed by: Dan McDonald <danmcd@joyent.com>
    Reviewed by: Robert Mustacchi <rm@fingolfin.org>
    Portions contributed by: Andy Fiddaman <andy@omniosce.org>
    Portions contributed by: Robert Mustacchi <rm@fingolfin.org>
    Approved by: Garrett D'Amore <garrett@damore.org>

#4

Updated by Andy Fiddaman 3 months ago

  • Has duplicate Bug #9748: ucode shouldn't need install step added

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