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Use of microcode_ctl to update CPU microcode on Oracle Linux (Doc ID 2542305.1)

Last updated on JULY 31, 2019

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] to Oracle Linux 7.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] [Release OL6 to OL7U6]
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 7.6 [Release OL6 to OL7U6]
Oracle VM - Version 3.4.1 to 3.4.6 [Release OVM34]
Linux x86-64

Goal

 This note describes the purpose of the "microcode_ctl" package and how it updates CPU microcode.

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