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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] x86/speculation: Fix incorrect MDS/TAA mitigation status
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On November 15, 2019 8:35:54 PM GMT+01:00, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> wrote:
>See the last sentence of the paragraph you replied to :)

Proves even more that this should be documented in *all* places that talk about TAA cmdline options and we should not rely on references but write stuff out everywhere so that people can see it directly.

>But serioulsy, yes we should mention the interaction in
>kernel-parameters.txt as well. Something like:
>
> off - Unconditionally disable MDS mitigation.
>+ On TAA affected machines, mds=off can be prevented
>+ by an active TAA mitigation as both vulnerabilities
>+ are mitigated with the same mechanism.
>
>and the other way round for TAA.

Ack.

Thx.

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