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Re: comment and new question--when do upgrades take effect




On 01/29/2018 08:52 AM, tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
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On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 09:37:54AM -0500, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 08:29:33AM -0600, Richard Owlett wrote:

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I've seen comments such as that before.
But I've not seen anything about "What is KPTI or how to use it".

KPTI - kernel page table isolation

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The Wikipedia article on the subject is much more informative, if you
want to go deeper.

Indeed -- a visit to the Internet Library of Alexandria (aka Wikipedia)
should be mandatory these days (quick! before someone burns it down :-)

   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KPTI


Mea [not quite] culpa
I quit reading before the last sentence as it was talking about implementation details without any evident interest in Joe End User.
And that last sentence was not really informative. IMHO

There has been a similar tendency in this and related threads.