[svlug] Intel CPUs' Kernel Page Table Isolation (KPTI) fix
rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Jan 22 19:00:35 PST 2018
Quoting Sarah Newman (newmans at sonic.net):
> There will be microcode updates. I don't know if they will be needed
> for systems not running a VM.
Update: Intel Corp. advised on Monday to _not_ run the existing
mitigation patches Broadwell and Haswell platforms, because they are
causing spontaneous reboots 'and other unpredictable system behavior'.
Last week's LWN detailed the status of Linux-kernel mitigations for the
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