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Re: Kernel for Spectre and Meltdown

Michael Fothergill wrote:

> I accept that are some kernels that you could run in stable apparently
> that address the security issue etc.
> I apologise for inaccuracy there.
> But perhaps not all of what I posted is BS.

You can run any kernel in stable

I just build 4.14

make oldconfig
make -j4 deb-pkg

what has gcc7 to do with the patches is unclear to me, but I admit I have
never worried about.

My conclusion to this Spectre and Meltdown hysteria is, that a single
machine in a secure environment is not exactly endangered.
People should better take care of their mobile devices, especially phones
and tablets, where you need neither Spectre nor Meltdown to compromise.