Should you do microcode updates? | Funky Penguin

A colleague and I were discussing my recent rant re a RedHat-issued kernel update breaking VMs on all my AMD systems. Notwithstanding the fact that my RedHat bug report about the issue is set to “private” and Bugzilla (1990 called wants its UI back, to hang out with Miranda IM) won’t let me change it, he asked me “we’ve applied the latest microcode, right?”

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