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Re: How to safely hold kernel packages ?

Stéphane Rivière <stef@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I wanted to avoid kernel updates after the Spectre/Meltdown 'bug', also 
> known as KPTI or kaiser CPU flaw.

No, it is not known as this.

> In my specific context, these patches are useless or even harmful.

Possible. You do know you can just add "pti=off" to the kernel command
line and switch it off, do you? 

No need to do dpkg-jiu-jitsu to prevent any packages from updating.


Sigmentation fault. Core dumped.