Re: [PATCH 4.9 00/16] V4.9 backport of more 32-bit arm spectre patches

From: Julien Thierry
Date: Thu Feb 14 2019 - 13:02:37 EST

Hi David,

On 14/02/2019 14:49, David Long wrote:
> From: "David A. Long" <dave.long@xxxxxxxxxx>
> V4.9 backport of spectre patches from Russell M. King's spectre branch.
> Patches have been kvm-unit-test'ed on an arndale, run through kernelci, and
> handed off to ARM for functional testing.

As for 4.14 and 4.19, I reviewed those patches and checked to code
generation for Spectre-v1.1. So for all the patches:

Reviewed-by: Julien Thierry <julien.thierry@xxxxxxx>

However, 4.9 stable does not boot on TC2 (the arm32 big.Little platform
I have at hand), even without this backport (so at least it isn't these
patches breaking things). So I've been unable to test the Spectre-v2
big.Little patches.


Julien Thierry