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Thursday, June 2 • 5:00pm - 5:25pm
Intel CPU microcode packaging in RHEL: a fractal of kludges

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The talk covers peculiarities related to delivery of microcode for Intel IA-32 (x86 and x86-64) CPUs and the way they are addressed in RHEL. This includes:
- implementation of Intel IA-32 CPU microcode update loading in the Linux kernel;
- packaging of the microcode update files in Fedora and RHEL;
- the reasons for maintaining a separate to linux-firmware package;
- handling of stability issues related to microcode updates;
- current issues with microcode updates packaging in Fedora and RHEL, as well as their possible solutions.



Thursday June 2, 2022 5:00pm - 5:25pm CEST
D1 | Session room

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