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From: "Jörg Otte" <jrg.otte@gmail.com>
To: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	"Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Subject: Re: [v4.17-rcx] Lost IBPB, IBRS_FW support for spectre_v2 mitigation.
Date: Sat, 5 May 2018 11:47:53 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CADDKRnDU6gt4a0UaPkjHOE+8iZCoZ1DXw06Fx7y6=Ge+trhbOQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180504161815.GG9257@pd.tnic>

2018-05-04 18:18 GMT+02:00 Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>:
> On Wed, May 02, 2018 at 02:20:52PM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>> Thanks for confirming. Still need to find a way which is less fragile, but
>> that's probably too much of churn for rc4....
>>
>> At least I know exactly what's happening, so I can write a better changelog.
>>
>> Thanks for testing!
>
> Jörg, can you pls also test this one ontop of Thomas' patch to make
> sure it doesn't break your box.
>
> Thx.
>
> ---
> From 6857c2ac8e31f4f9b350cfad4f6b6eb831bf57f1 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
> Date: Wed, 2 May 2018 18:15:14 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH] x86/CPU: Use synthetic bits for IBRS/IBPB/STIBP
>
> Intel and AMD have different CPUID bits for those so use synthetic bits
> which get set on the respective vendor in init_speculation_control(). So
> that debacles like the commit message of
>
>   c65732e4f721 ("x86/cpu: Restore CPUID_8000_0008_EBX reload")
>

Patch doesn't hurt me. For me it´s ok.

Thanks, Jörg

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-05  9:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-30 15:59 Jörg Otte
2018-04-30 19:53 ` Thomas Gleixner
2018-05-01  7:39   ` Jörg Otte
2018-05-01 12:59     ` Thomas Gleixner
2018-05-01 18:27       ` Thomas Gleixner
2018-05-01 23:07         ` Tim Chen
2018-05-01 20:14       ` Linus Torvalds
2018-05-02  7:43         ` Jörg Otte
2018-05-02  9:02           ` Thomas Gleixner
2018-05-02  9:25             ` Jörg Otte
2018-05-02 12:20               ` Thomas Gleixner
2018-05-04 16:18                 ` Borislav Petkov
2018-05-05  9:47                   ` Jörg Otte [this message]
2018-05-05  9:53                     ` Borislav Petkov
2018-05-02 14:48             ` [tip:x86/urgent] x86/cpu: Restore CPUID_8000_0008_EBX reload tip-bot for Thomas Gleixner
2018-05-02 18:08               ` Tim Chen

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