Re: [GIT PULL] x86: remove Intel MPX
- Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2018 10:50:33 -0800
- From: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] x86: remove Intel MPX
On 12/5/18 10:42 AM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 05, 2018 at 08:44:43AM -0800, Dave Hansen wrote:
>> Hi x86 maintainers,
>> Please pull from:
>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/daveh/x86-mpx.git mpx-remove
>> There is only one commit, removing the Intel MPX implementation from the
>> tree. The benefits of keeping the feature in the tree are not worth the
>> ongoing maintenance cost.
> Is there an replacement or another way to use this feature?
There is no replacement for using the hardware.
Similar functionality is available through software-only means like