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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86/speculation: Add document to describe Spectre and its mitigations
Hi!

> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
> >> Signed-off-by: Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com>
> >> ---
> >> Documentation/admin-guide/spectre.rst | 502 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >> 1 file changed, 502 insertions(+)
> >> create mode 100644 Documentation/admin-guide/spectre.rst
> >
> > I only saw this now, seems I wasn't copied... I'll take a deeper look, but
>
> Thanks for taking a look. I'll make sure you are copied on the updates.
>
> > I have a couple of meta comments:
> >
> > - This could arguably go in the security book rather than the admin
> > guide. I don't really have a strong opinion on which is right at the
> > moment, but others might.
>
> Since l1tf.rst is already here in admin guide, that's why I keep spectre.rst here as well.

I believe l1tf is misplaced. That one really is Intel-specific (not
even all x86s are affectd). Same for Meltdown.
Pavel

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