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SubjectRe: STIBP by default.. Revert?
On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 2:19 PM Jiri Kosina <> wrote:
> Which gets us back to Tim's fixup patch. Do you still prefer the revert,
> given the existence of that? I think that if Tim's fixup makes it through
> (it's currently missing SECCOMP handling, but that is trivial to add on
> top), it might be the best compromise. We'd also have have to make IBPB
> obey it to be consistent (and get even a few more % of performance back),
> but that's easy as well.

+1 for Tim's patch. That make us more consistent with how we handled
L1TF (giving the system owner a control knob to decide whether they
want this level of fixup, based on their own analysis of their vulnerability).


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