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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] misc/xenmicrocode: Upload /lib/firmware/<some blob> to the hypervisor

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 10:26:00PM +0000, Andrew Cooper wrote:
> I am not convinced of the safely of permitting microcode updates at
> runtime.  We have seen in the past that having mismatched microcode on
> different halfs of an AMD cluster causes system crashes when non-root

What kind of CPU mix are we talking about here?

And how is microcode on those machines supposed to be updated,
regardless of OS, i.e. how does the platform vendor do those updates?


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