[Bug 1862938] Re: Enable late loading of microcode by default

2020-08-06 Thread Dimitri John Ledkov
** Changed in: intel-microcode (Ubuntu) Status: Fix Released => Won't Fix ** Changed in: intel-microcode (Ubuntu Xenial) Status: New => Won't Fix ** Changed in: intel-microcode (Ubuntu Bionic) Status: New => Won't Fix ** Changed in: intel-microcode (Ubuntu Eoan)

[Bug 1862938] Re: Enable late loading of microcode by default

2020-06-11 Thread Steve Beattie
The version in eoan was superceded by the 20200609 release. In focal and groovy, this change was reverted in 3.20200609.0ubuntu0.20.04.2 because the tmpfiles.d approach, in addition to attmepting to late load early in the boot process, also caused late loading to trigger during package

Re: [Bug 1862938] Re: Enable late loading of microcode by default

2020-02-16 Thread Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
On Fri, 14 Feb 2020, Steve Beattie wrote: > The reason I ask is that every communication I've had with Intel has > indicated that late loading is risky and should not be used. The reason Well, it is risky, it is actively discouraged, and regular users are NEVER expected to come anywhere close to

[Bug 1862938] Re: Enable late loading of microcode by default

2020-02-15 Thread Dimitri John Ledkov
I'm trying to fix the case when users/manufacturers failed to provide/install uefi capsule update on the motherboard, failed to first- boot with up to date microcode, and thus remain unsecured, whilst one can install microcode. In bare-metal cloud context, late loading of microcode can be done as

[Bug 1862938] Re: Enable late loading of microcode by default

2020-02-14 Thread Steve Beattie
Hey Dimitri, Can you expand on what problems/situations where you're actually seeing late loading be a solution? The reason I ask is that every communication I've had with Intel has indicated that late loading is risky and should not be used. The reason for this is that performing late loading

[Bug 1862938] Re: Enable late loading of microcode by default

2020-02-14 Thread Timo Aaltonen
Hello Dimitri, or anyone else affected, Accepted intel-microcode into eoan-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/intel- microcode/3.20191115.1ubuntu0.19.10.3 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository. Please help us by testing

[Bug 1862938] Re: Enable late loading of microcode by default

2020-02-12 Thread Dimitri John Ledkov
intel-microcode (3.20191115.1ubuntu3) focal; urgency=medium * Ship tmpfiles.d snippet to attempt late loading of microcode during boot, in case early loading of microcode did not happen. Early microcode loading might not happen if booting without initramfs or a missbuilt one. --