RHEL 7 Update 6 GA running on Intel Cascade Lake SP systems emits "Warning: Intel Processor..."

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Environment

  • Intel Cascade Lake SP Systems
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Update 6 GA
  • Kernel Processor Support

Issue

Intel Cascade Lake SP Systems may emit the following when running RHEL 7 Update 6 GA.

Warning: Intel Processor - this hardware has not undergone testing by Red Hat and might not be certified. Please consult https://hardware.redhat.com for certified hardware

Resolution

Intel Cascade Lake SP systems are supported for running RHEL 7.6 GA and the warning can be ignored. The check that emits the warning was not updated in time for GA kernel-3.10.0-957.el7, it was subsequently updated in errata kernel-3.10.0-957.1.3.el7. The warning will cease once updated to errata kernel-3.10.0-957.1.3.el7.