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  • Linux Networking Improvements To Mitigate Retpoline Overhead Ready For 4.21 Kernel

    Phoronix: Linux Networking Improvements To Mitigate Retpoline Overhead Ready For 4.21 Kernel

    The recently talked about work to improve/restore Linux networking performance around Retpolines is queued now in net-next for the upcoming Linux 4.21 kernel cycle...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...t-Overhead-Red

  • #2
    Originally posted by phoronix View Post
    This patch series for the Linux kernel's networking subsystem is about mitigating the Retpoline overhead introduced at the start of the year in order to address the Meltdown CPU security issue.
    You probably mean Spectre.

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    • #3
      Yes, he probably meant Spectre. The mitigation for Meltdown is named PTI

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