[sf-lug] Intel's Meltdown and Spectre flaws

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Thu Jan 4 09:34:29 PST 2018

On Thu, 2018-01-04 at 17:24 +0000, acohen36 wrote:
> Anyone have further thoughts on Meltdown and Spectre?
> Helpful insights on this from Rick M, Akkana P, and others?

It was my understanding that Meltdown affects only Intel chips, and not
AMD or ARM, while Spectre is the one that affects all modern processors
from all three, and there seems to be a bit of confusion as to whether
it also affects MIPS. Was this incorrect?

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