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Error at my microcode

I have this error at ubuntu 18.10. I already tried ubuntu 16 and fedora 28. stephany@pop-os:~$ dmesg | grep microcode [ 0.039771] mce: [Hardware Error]: PROCESSOR 0:906e9 TIME 1540433077 SOCKET 0 ...
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Lenovo ideapad 320 15IKB Intel i5-8250U consumes more battery on Linux

Lenovo ideapad 320 15IKB, intel i5-8250U consumes more battery (almost double) on Linux compared to Windows 10 while performing similar tasks. I have tried updating the Kernel to latest version using ...
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Ubuntu and Spectre Meltdown

I have installed the latest BIOS on my notebook. The manufacturer of the notebook states that the BIOS update will include corrections regarding Spectre/Meltdown vulnerabilities. What microcode does ...
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SkylakeX Hyperthreading Bug and Microcode Update

I have a SkylakeX (i9-7940x) and I'm trying to figure out if the microcode update I have fixes this issue. I haven't had any luck finding a specific reference to this fix on the Intel site and I'm ...
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Unable to boot OS - No boot device found. Press any key to reboot machine

I tried to install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS in my laptop. Even though the installer ran without errors, I failed to boot. I tried it 8 times, both in Legacy and UEFI mode. Still nothing. It shows only: No ...
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Processor microcode firmware update

In Ubuntu 17.04 and 18.04 and Debian look like Kali when I enter dmesg | grep 'microcode' in the terminal I get the following results: [ 0.000000] microcode: microcode updated early to revision ...
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Error while installing Ubuntu! [duplicate]

I have a dell inspiron 15 3567 running windows, when i tried to install Ubuntu(dual boot) using the USB flash drive, after clicking on install Ubuntu, it is showing the following error: TSC_DEADLINE ...
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Update firmware bug ubuntu LIVE

Upon booting from a CD or USB with an Ubuntu iso to reinstall everything, an error appears [Firmware Bug]: TSC_DEADLINE disabled due to Errata; please update microcode to version: 0x52 (or later) I ...
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Intel-microcode not available on additional drivers

When I used Ubuntu 16.04, intel-microcode was available in the additional drivers tab. But it's no longer showing up on Ubuntu MATE 18.04. I ran apt-cache policy intel-microcode and found that I don't ...
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amd64-microcode installation during the latest 16.04 updates

Does anybody know why the amd64-microcode package gets installed automatically on systems that use Intel processors during the latest 16.04 updates on May 22, 2018?
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Ubuntu 18.04 E: intel-microcode: failed to create or prepend the early initramfs to the initramfs

I recently installed ubuntu 18 on my PC. From time to time, I get this error while trying to install packages like GPU drivers etc: E: intel-microcode: failed to create or prepend the early initramfs ...
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Installing Microcode for dummies new install of Ubuntu

When I try to install Ubuntu I get a TSC_Deadline due to Errata error stating that I need to update to microcode 0x22 or later. Then the install gets stuck on the splash screen. I have read a lot of ...
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Error while loading drm amdgpu : “ERROR - Unknown firmware load type” amdgpu_ucode_get_load_type -

Recently, I have upgraded to linux 4.17-rc2 kernel to get bluetooth support in my HP 15 laptop with Intel core i5 7th gen processor. So, from few days, I am seeing this error message while booting ...
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Updating intel microcode before installation? [duplicate]

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu (I've tried 16.04, 17.10 and 18.04 daily build). Each time I encounter an error when the image is booting, something along the lines of TSC_DEADLINE error, update ...
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Updated amd microcode do not load after reboot

After install of updated microcode "sudo apt install amd64-microcode" on ubuntu 16.04, after reboot microcode do not load. Its needed to patch spectre v2 and without it the computer is vulnerable. [...
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emergency mode in ubuntu

i try to boot a flash drive on my computer but i got this page and now when i press control + D i got no result. i have Ubuntu 17 and i already tried unplug the flash memory and checked the boot ...
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TSC_DEADLINE disabled error even after updating microcode

I got the following error: So, I logged into root shell and installed the intel-microcode package: sudo apt-get install microcode.ctl intel-microcode But I still receive the error after rebooting. ...
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Intalling Ubuntu microcode problem

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04.4, but when I try to boot an USB, there's a messages asking for a microcode update. I already updated using Windows, the minimun version that Ubuntu asks, it is 0x20....
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Why don't Intel microcode updates work on my system?

I want to upgrade my system to mitigate Spectre and Meltdown exploits. The relevant Ubuntu page states that I need to update microcodes: "From a guest and non-hypervisor bare-metal perspective, as ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS from a flash drive [duplicate]

You can skip to the second paragraph of this post to see what my problem is, but I thought it could be useful to add some informations about my computer. I'm trying to do this on an Acer Aspire E5-...
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How to permanently disable attempts to install Processor microcode firmware for Intel CPUs updates? [duplicate]

I do not want to install Processor microcode firmware for Intel CPUs updates even by accident (I am more than willing to take the security risk). How to disable it being offered in Software Update and ...
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Intel Microcode propietary on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a question about the Intel Microcode on Ubuntu 16.04. In my adicional drivers I have set it this: ("codigo abierto" means "open source", "privativo" means "propietary") But searching on web, ...
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Will installing intel microcode affect running ubuntu USB on different computers?

The laptops at my work are all shared, so I regularly switch between different laptops of the same model. I run Ubuntu on an external USB drive, so that I can use Ubuntu without installing or altering ...
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How to Update microcode before boot, TSC_Deadline disabled due to Errata [duplicate]

Since today, I encounter this error message whenever I boot Ubuntu, and it won't let me boot Ubuntu. [ 0:000000] [Firmware Bug]: TSC_DEADLINE disabled due to Errata; please update microcode to ...
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ivy bridge and spectre/meltdown [closed]

The intel-microcode update intel-microcode/xenial-updates,xenial-security,now 3.20180108.0~ubuntu16.04.2 amd64 does not contain microcode updates for Ivy Bridge processors although they are ...
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Random crashes on 16.04 LTE due to wrong microcode?

I am running a Dell PowerEdge R430 server with ubuntu 16.04.3 to crunch some Matlab numbers ... at least that is the plan ... the system is crashing randomly every few hours, while idling and doing ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 [Firmware Bug]: TSC_DEADLINE [closed]

I've installed the newest Ubuntu 17.10 and I am getting this error during boot: Code: [Firmware Bug]: TSC_DEADLINE disabled due to Errata; please update microcode to version: 0x25 (or later) The ...
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How to solve Firmware Bug (TSC_DEADLINE disabled)? [closed]

I use Ubuntu Server 16.04.3 with kernel 4.13. In dmesg I can see [Firmware Bug]: TSC_DEADLINE disabled due to Errata; please update microcode to version: 0x700000e (or later) I installed latest ...
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Kubuntu:16.04.3: how do I install/use Intel microcode?

I've read several reviews of Ubuntu family and what I can gather it should be available in Driver Management inside Settings but on my setup, it's not showing. my setup: dual Xeon CPU on a server ...
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Processor microcode firmware for Intel CPUs [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS this afternoon. Previously I mainly used Linux Mint. I've tried other Ubuntu/Debian variants and Manjaro, including Ubuntu itself. Ubuntu was my first intro into Linux, ...
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Getting hardware error: Processor : microcode 42 on my new laptop

I bought a new Dell Inspiron 7650, i7 few days ago and dual booted it with Ubuntu 17.04, alongside Windows 10 that came with it. I am noticing that whenever I wake up the laptop, for a fraction of a ...
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Ubuntu's poor performance compared do Mac OS X (Same hardware!)

I got a dual boot system with Mac OS X El Capitan and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, they're running on the same hardware, except the storage (each OS on its own SSD). Geekbench shows the following scores: Mac ...
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Is it 'safe' to use a proprietary microcode updater on Ubuntu 16? [duplicate]

I have an HP Notebook and I installed Ubuntu 16.04 beside Windows 10. I checked for Additional Drivers, and I was shown (Processor microcode firmware for AMD CPUs from amd64-microcode). When I ...
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If I don't install Processor microcode firmware, what errors am I likely to get? [duplicate]

I have dual Xeon X5675 processors in my Ubuntu 16.04 machine. I tried clicking the "Using Processor microcode firmware for Intel CPUs from intel-microcode (proprietary)" option in "Software and ...
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My laptop (Acer E15-511-P7UX) stopped responding in Ubuntu 16.04

My laptop is freezing and nothing works when it freezes! And after 4 seconds the laptop's fan rotates at max speed at 2-second intervals. I had to hold the power button to force shutdown but I am ...
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iwl4965 Wifi Microcode SW error detected

Ever since I installed Xubuntu 16.04, these error messages appear from time to time on syslog. It doesn't happen very often but I'd like to know if there's a fix for that. Thank you! iwl4965 0000:...
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Ubuntu additional drivers | amd64-microcode

In Software & Updates | Additional Drivers (where I select the AMD graphics drivers) I see a new entry: Unknown:Unknown This device is not working. With two options: [ ] Using Processor ...