Re: [PATCH] ALSA: isa/wavefront: Fix potential Spectre v1 vulnerabilities

From: Gustavo A. R. Silva
Date: Thu Dec 20 2018 - 12:52:03 EST

On 12/20/18 11:35 AM, Takashi Iwai wrote:

Well, no, my question is whether it makes sense to patch the code path
for such ISA drivers. Spectre seems applicable since the model around
2006 or so, and ISA slot has been already dead for very long time.
And yet with this minor board... I bet no one hits this in the

Oh, I see. I'm not stopping to analyze all the context around a driver other than the code itself. So, thanks for pointing this out. I won't touch those drivers from now on.