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Date:   Mon, 25 Dec 2017 15:49:20 +0800
From:   "Jia Zhang" <qianyue.zj@...baba-inc.com>
To:     bp@...en8.de
Cc:     tglx@...utronix.de, mingo@...hat.com, hpa@...or.com,
        x86@...nel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86/microcode/intel: Blacklist the specific BDW-EP for
 late loading

Sorry I should remove UTF-8 characters in comment lines. Plz ignore this
patch.

Cheers,
Jia

在 2017/12/25 下午3:30, Jia Zhang 写道:
> Instead of blacklisting all Broadwell processorsi for running a late
> loading, only BDW-EP (signature 406f1) with the microcode version
> less than 0x0b000021 needs to be blacklisted.
> 
> This is documented in the the public documentation #334165 (See the
> item BDF90 for details).
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jia Zhang <qianyue.zj@...baba-inc.com>
> ---
>  arch/x86/kernel/cpu/microcode/intel.c | 11 +++++++++--
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/microcode/intel.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/microcode/intel.c
> index 8ccdca6..5495369 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/microcode/intel.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/microcode/intel.c
> @@ -910,8 +910,15 @@ static bool is_blacklisted(unsigned int cpu)
>  {
>  	struct cpuinfo_x86 *c = &cpu_data(cpu);
>  
> -	if (c->x86 == 6 && c->x86_model == INTEL_FAM6_BROADWELL_X) {
> -		pr_err_once("late loading on model 79 is disabled.\n");
> +	/*
> +	 * The Broadwell-EP processor with the microcode version less
> +	 * then 0x0b000021 may reault in system hang when running a late
> +	 * loading. This behavior is documented in item BDF90, #334165
> +	 * (Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8800/ 4800 v4 Product Family).
> +	 */
> +	if (c->x86 == 6 && c->x86_model == INTEL_FAM6_BROADWELL_X &&
> +	    c->x86_mask == 0x01 && intel_get_microcode_revision() < 0x0b000021U) {
> +		pr_err_once("late loading on model 79 (sig 64f1) is disabled.\n");
>  		return true;
>  	}
>  
> 

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