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SubjectRe: [RFC,05/10] x86/speculation: Add basic IBRS support infrastructure
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On 1/29/2018 12:42 PM, Eduardo Habkost wrote:
> The question is how the hypervisor could tell that to the guest.
> If Intel doesn't give us a CPUID bit that can be used to tell
> that retpolines are enough, maybe we should use a hypervisor
> CPUID bit for that?

the objective is to have retpoline be safe everywhere and never use IBRS
(Linus was also pretty clear about that) so I'm confused by your question

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