Re: Kernel for Spectre and Meltdown
- Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:28:06 +0100
- From: deloptes <deloptes@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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 -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.