Re: Meltdown and Spectre - What to do about it

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Author: Matthew Crews
To: Main PLUG discussion list
Subject: Re: Meltdown and Spectre - What to do about it
-------- Original Message --------
On January 11, 2018 12:44 PM, Brian Cluff <> wrote:

>The Intel microcode that you need to update to go along with the
> previous patches just hit.

It appears that Intel is saying do not install the microcode updates at this time, or any other patch for Meltdown and Spectre. At least for certain CPUs. They appear to cause reboot issues.

Should come as no surprise that Linus Torvalds is not particularly happy with the quality of these patches.
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