On Fri, 2018-02-02 at 23:52 -0500, tedheadster wrote: > I just tested the 4.15 kernel and it is reporting that my old i486 > (non-cpuid capable) cpu is vulnerable to all three issues: Meltdown, > Spectre V1, and Spectre V2. > > I find this to be _unlikely_.
This should be fixed in Linus' tree already by commit fec9434a1 ("x86/pti: Do not enable PTI on CPUs which are not vulnerable to Meltdown"). We'll make sure it ends up in the stable tree too, if it hasn't already.
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