APPLIED: [BIONIC][PULL] Additional spectre and meltdown patches for ppc64el

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at
Mon Apr 9 21:04:56 UTC 2018

On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 12:08:12AM +0000, Tyler Hicks wrote:
> BugLink:
> These are all clean cherry picks from linux-next. The changes have not yet been
> merged by Linus but I expect them to be during the current merge window.
> I've reviewed the patches and they look straightforward. They're mostly
> cleanups and improved reporting to userspace.
> They all share a common BugLink but each patch is either specific to a single
> CVE or all three Spectre/Meltdown CVEs. I listed the specific CVE, or all
> three, in each patch's commit message but I'm not sure if that was the right
> thing to do. Splitting the patch set out into separate pull requests is
> almost certainly not the right thing to do. Let me know if this causes
> problems with the automated changelog generation and I can adjust the
> commit messages.
> The following changes since commit be1171dce6c7dec2bae35061963f08a0e4d5b7f9:
>   UBUNTU: [Config] CONFIG_BLK_DEV_NMVE=m (2018-04-05 08:30:29 -0500)
> are available in the git repository at:
> lp1760099-ppc-meltdown-spectre
> for you to fetch changes up to 275060e52218a903312e6f63025f7cc7c4f5e5dc:
>   powerpc/64s: Wire up cpu_show_spectre_v2() (2018-04-05 23:41:06 +0000)

Applied to bionic/master-next, thanks!

More information about the kernel-team mailing list