Intel Skylake Hyperthreading Bug Fix For Centos 7.3

Here is some more information about the potentially nasty bug with Intel`s Kaby lake - Skylake processors >> Debian mail list

You can download the rpm packages for Centos here >> Microcode_CTL-2.1-22 Centos 7.3 and Microcode_CTL--debuginfo-2.1-22 Centos 7.3

This is what happens immediately after installing the rpm package

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And here is the display after the reboot (Recommended)

reboot

You may run dracut -f to update initramfs for the running kernel (This is already done when you install the rpm package) or dracut -f --regenerate-all to update initramfs for all kernels.