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Re: Kernel for Spectre and Meltdown




* rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx <rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx> [2018-01-29 10:47 -0500]:

[...] 
> On the other hand, if I download kernel source, I would need GCC, and a 
> version that is sufficient for the code.

One can check the compiler version the running kernel is built with
by:

$ cat /proc/version
Linux version 4.14.15-toy-lxtec-amd64 (riesebie@toy) (gcc version 7.3.0 (Debian 7.3.0-1)) #1 SMP Tue Jan 30 14:20:49 CET 2018
                                                      ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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