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Retpolines Articles & Reviews

AMD 4th Gen EPYC "Genoa" To Enjoy Slightly Better Performance With Linux 6.3   Software   2023-01-24
In Light Of Spectre BHI, The Performance Impact For Retpolines On Modern Intel CPUs   Software   2022-03-10
Intel Core i9 9900K Spectre Mitigation Benchmarks   Software   2018-10-31
Fresh Linux 4.16 Kernel Benchmarks With KPTI & Retpolines   Software   2018-03-05

Retpolines Linux & Open-Source News

Intel LKGS, AMD Automatic IBRS & Caching AMD Debug Registers Merged For Linux 6.3   Linux Kernel   2023-02-22
AMD Has Many New CPU/GPU Features Ready For Linux 6.3   AMD   2023-02-18
AMD Zen 4's Automatic IBRS Feature Queued Ahead Of Linux 6.3   AMD   2023-01-18
AMD Updates Linux Patches For Automatic IBRS On Zen 4   AMD   2023-01-12
The Most Interesting New Features For Linux 6.1   Linux Kernel   2022-12-08
AMD Auto IBRS Linux Patches Updated For Better Performance Over Generic Retpolines   AMD   2022-11-30
AMD Posts Linux Patches For "Automatic IBRS" Feature New To Zen 4   AMD   2022-11-04
Linux 6.1 Hardening Retpolines With Ensuring An INT3 After Every Unconditional Jump   Linux Security   2022-10-05
With AMD Zen 4, It's Surprisingly Not Worthwhile Disabling CPU Security Mitigations   AMD   2022-09-30
"Retbleed" Published As Arbitrary Speculative Execution With Return Instructions   Linux Security   2022-07-12
Linux 5.18 Preparations, AMD Servers, Spectre BHI & Other Highlights From March   Phoronix   2022-04-02
Intel CET Indirect Branch Tracking Submitted For Linux 5.18   Intel   2022-03-26
Linux Lands Mitigations For Spectre-BHB / BHI On Intel & Arm, Plus An AMD Change Too   Linux Security   2022-03-08
x86 Straight-Line Speculation Mitigation On Track For Linux 5.17   Linux Security   2021-12-11
x86 Straight-Line Speculation Mitigation Patches Updated For Linux   Linux Security   2021-12-05
Improved Retpoline Code In The Linux 5.16 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2021-11-10
Improved Retpoline Code Staged Ahead Of Linux 5.16   Linux Security   2021-10-29
Linux + GCC/Clang Patches Coming For Straight-Line Speculation Mitigation On x86/x86_64   Linux Security   2021-10-28
Linux Patches Rewrite The Retpoline Rewrite Code - Possible Performance Benefit   Linux Security   2021-10-13
Linux 5.13 Brings Simplified Retpolines Handling   Linux Kernel   2021-05-09
Linux 5.13 Networking Includes BPF Improvements, Optimizations, WWAN + MANA   Linux Networking   2021-05-03
Features Expected For Linux 5.13 From Apple M1 To FreeSync HDMI To AMD Aldebaran   Linux Kernel   2021-04-17
Linux Core Scheduling Nears The Finish Line To Avoid Flipping Off HT   Linux Security   2021-03-25
Linux 5.13 To Address Some Networking Overhead Caused By Retpolines   Linux Networking   2021-03-21
AES-NI XTS Crypto Performance Looking Good For AMD With Linux 5.12 Fix   AMD   2021-03-01
Linux 5.12 Crypto Brings AES-NI Acceleration For CTS, Faster XTS With Retpolines   Linux Security   2021-02-16
There Are Big Changes On The Horizon With Linux 5.12   Linux Kernel   2021-02-14
AMD + Older Intel CPUs To See Much Faster AES-NI XTS Crypto Performance On Linux 5.12   Hardware   2021-01-16
New + Updated Benchmarks For December 2020   Phoronix Test Suite   2021-01-03
A Look At The Big Impact To AES-XTS Encryption Performance From Spectre Retpolines   Linux Security   2020-12-30
AES-NI XTS To See 2~3x Performance Recovery After Regressing Hard From Retpolines   Linux Security   2020-12-29
The 10 Most Interesting Features Of Linux 5.10   Linux Kernel   2020-12-08
Linux 5.10 To See Static Calls For Helping Cases Where Retpolines Are Used   Linux Security   2020-10-12
Researchers Make More Discoveries Around L1TF/Foreshadow - It's Not Good   Linux Security   2020-08-06
Google Engineers Are Becoming Concerned Over Some Arm Platforms Lacking Spectre V2 Mitigations   Linux Security   2020-05-27
KVM Virtualization Updates For Linux 5.5 Are Particularly Busy On The AMD/Intel Side   Virtualization   2019-11-30
Red Hat Working On Optimizing KVM Virtualization Performance Stemming From Spectre   Virtualization   2019-09-23
CentOS 7.7 Released As The Last Stop Before CentOS 8.0   Red Hat   2019-09-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Brings Cloud Improvements, Kernel Livepatching   Red Hat   2019-08-06
DragonFlyBSD 5.6 Released With VM System, HAMMER2 In Good Shape   BSD   2019-06-17
RHEL 7.7 Beta Comes With MDS/Zombieload Mitigations   Red Hat   2019-06-06
OpenSUSE's Spectre Mitigation Approach Is One Of The Reasons For Its Slower Performance   SUSE   2019-04-14
Linux 5.1 Getting A Minor Spectre V2 Retpolines Optimization For Select Instances   Linux Security   2019-03-08
Microsoft Finally Enables Retpolines For Windows 10 Version 1809, Windows Server 2019   Microsoft   2019-03-01
OPTPOLINES - Formerly Relpolines, Lower Overhead To Retpolines For Spectre Mitigation   Linux Security   2018-12-31
Linux 4.21 Is Going To Be A Big Release To Jump-Start The New Year   Linux Kernel   2018-12-22
Linux DMA Mapping Updates Help Recover Losses Caused By Spectre V2 Retpolines   Linux Kernel   2018-12-21
HardenedBSD 12 Released With Jailed Bhyve, Disables SMT By Default   BSD   2018-12-19
Linux Networking Improvements To Mitigate Retpoline Overhead Ready For 4.21 Kernel   Linux Networking   2018-12-17
Linux Networking Performance To Improve Thanks To Retpoline Overhead Reduction   Linux Networking   2018-12-07
FreeBSD 12.0-RC2: Debugging Bits Turned Off, Knob To Build Userland With Retpolines   BSD   2018-11-25
OpenBSD 6.4 Released - Disables SMT/HT By Default, Updates Radeon DRM   BSD   2018-10-18
RELPOLINES: A New Spectre V2 Approach To Lower Overhead Of Retpolines   Linux Security   2018-10-18
Another Minor Optimization Queued For Systems Mitigated Against Spectre / Meltdown   Linux Kernel   2018-09-08
A Lot Of Spectre Changes Land In The Linux 4.19 Git Tree, Possible Performance Impact   Linux Security   2018-08-14
Linux 4.19 Will Have Enhanced IBRS For Better Spectre V2 Protection On Future Intel CPUs   Linux Security   2018-08-03
Intel Prepares "Enhanced IBRS" As Better Spectre V2 Protection For Future CPUs   Linux Security   2018-07-24
Xen Hypervisor 4.11 Released With Many Core Improvements   Virtualization   2018-07-10
CentOS 6.10 Released, Scientific Linux 6.10 Coming Next Week   Red Hat   2018-07-06
A Look At Some Of The Clear Linux Performance Changes For June 2018   Clear Linux   2018-06-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.10 Released With Spectre/Meltdown Mitigation   Red Hat   2018-06-20
Spectre V2 & Meltdown Linux Fixes Might Get Disabled For Atom N270 & Other In-Order CPUs   Linux Security   2018-05-23
AMD AOCC 1.2 Compiler Released For Zen Systems, Brings FLANG & Retpolines   AMD   2018-04-28
More Windows Server vs. Linux Benchmark Tests With Spectre/Meltdown Mitigations   Linux Security   2018-03-31
Fresh Benchmarks Of CentOS 7 On Xeon & EPYC With/Without KPTI/Retpolines   Linux Kernel   2018-03-20
Linux 4.16 Receives More Spectre & Meltdown Fixes/Optimizations   Linux Security   2018-02-26
LLVM / Clang 6.0 Should Be Released Soon With Its Many New Features   LLVM   2018-02-25
Another Potential Performance Optimization For KPTI Meltdown Mitigation   Linux Kernel   2018-02-23
MIPS Gets Spectre Variant Two Mitigation In LLVM   Linux Security   2018-02-21
FreeBSD Finally Gets Mitigated For Spectre & Meltdown   Linux Security   2018-02-17
S390 Architecture Gets Spectre Mitigation With "Expoline" & Other Patches   Hardware   2018-02-09
Spectre V1 Mitigation, IBPB Support Sent In For Linux 4.16   Linux Security   2018-02-04
Linux 4.16 Can Be A Lot Faster For Small I/O Activity   Linux Storage   2018-01-31
Spectre / Meltdown Code Gets Cleaned Up, Improvements For Linux 4.16   Linux Kernel   2018-01-29
OpenSUSE Rolling Out Retpoline Support, Xen Spectre/Meltdown Mitigation   Linux Security   2018-01-28
GCC 7.3 Released With Spectre V2 Mitigation Support   GNU   2018-01-25
GCC 7.3 Scheduled For Release On Thursday   GNU   2018-01-22
Spectre Variant One Mitigations Will Be Sent In For Linux 4.16   Linux Security   2018-01-20
GCC 7.3 Preparing For Release To Ship Spectre Patches   GNU   2018-01-17
Benchmarking Retpoline Underflow Protection With Intel Skylake/Kabylake   Intel   2018-01-17