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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 1/5] cpu/speculation: Add 'cpu_spec_mitigations=' cmdline options
On Wed, 10 Apr 2019, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com> writes:
>
> > On Fri, Apr 05, 2019 at 06:01:36PM +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> >> Thinking about this more, we can shave off the first 4 chars and have it
> >> be:
> >>
> >> spec_mitigations=
> >>
> >> I think it is painfully clear which speculation mitigations we mean. And
> >> the other switches don't have "cpu_" prefixes too so...
> >
> > Sure, I'm ok with renaming it to that, if there are no objections.
>
> What about when we have a mitigation for a non-speculation related bug :)

Those kind of silicon bugs are usually mitigated unconditionally.

Thanks,

tglx

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