Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Andrew Savchenko <bircoph@g.o>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: New Intel CPU flaws discovered
Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 18:19:20
Message-Id: 20190515211904.3f9203fcda6e265ccca6de0f@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Re: New Intel CPU flaws discovered by Nikos Chantziaras
On Wed, 15 May 2019 18:42:03 +0300 Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> On 15/05/2019 18:25, Dale wrote: > > If my system is off, how's it going to play videos? > > If your system is on, how is it going to replace vulnerable kernels with > patched ones?
It is possible to use kernel live patching, see [1] for details. Most kernel bugfixes are available that way. I have not checked MDS problem however. [1] https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Elivepatch Best regards, Andrew Savchenko