More microcode madness – VMware recommends NOT patching
Jan14

More microcode madness – VMware recommends NOT patching

VMware recommends NOT applying microcode patch that they pushed… and my R620 experiences some weird issues after having applied the patch!

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Intel Microcode for Spectre/CVE-2017-5715 – Real performance loss in ZFS
Jan13

Intel Microcode for Spectre/CVE-2017-5715 – Real performance loss in ZFS

Update as of Jan 14, 2018:  VMware Recommends not applying patch Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately (which would have been convenient) you probably know about the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that have caused a huge stir in the IT industry.  There are three CVE’s associated with these vulnerabilities: CVE-2017-5715 (Spectre) CVE-2017-5753 (Spectre) CVE-2017-5754 (Meltdown) The purpose of this blog entry...

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