Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 502643
Package microcode_ctl needs to be updated to include the latest Intel microcode dated 20090330
Last modified: 2009-12-18 04:29:34 EST
Created attachment 345495 [details]
Proposed new binary and source packages containing the updated microcode (need to be signed !)
Description of problem:
Intel has made available a new version of the Intel microcode for all x86/x86-64 Intel processors, therefore the package microcode_ctl needs to be updated with the new microcode.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Microcode is generally updated during system boot-up by the script /etc/init.d/microcode_ctl.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot-up the system
2. wait until /etc/init.d/microcode_ctl is started
1. start manually by issuing the command "/etc/init.d/microcode_ctl start" as root.
An old version of the microcode is loaded (dated 20080910).
The updated version has been made available by Intel and therefore such version should be loaded instead of the previous one.
Applies to all Intel hardware platforms supported by Fedora (i386, i686 and x86_64).
Also applies to Fedora 9 (and to any previous Fedora release that supports microcode updating).
New Intel microcode.dat file just out:
Is it too late for Fedora 12? Any chance of it going in 13?
Oops, sorry new microcode just out is:
New microcode-20090927.dat available here:
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