aboutsummaryrefslogtreecommitdiffstats
path: root/Documentation/userspace-api/spec_ctrl.rst
diff options
context:
space:
mode:
authorTim Chen <tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com>2019-06-20 16:10:50 -0700
committerJonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>2019-06-26 11:42:41 -0600
commit6e88559470f581741bcd0f2794f9054814ac9740 (patch)
tree26dea08d726980257a5996eb5c5f6f5146cf721a /Documentation/userspace-api/spec_ctrl.rst
parent163ede97a9a29604c3a8afbf22ae0599f5148621 (diff)
Documentation: Add section about CPU vulnerabilities for Spectre
Add documentation for Spectre vulnerability and the mitigation mechanisms: - Explain the problem and risks - Document the mitigation mechanisms - Document the command line controls - Document the sysfs files Co-developed-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com> Co-developed-by: Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com> Reviewed-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> Reviewed-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org Signed-off-by: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/userspace-api/spec_ctrl.rst')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/userspace-api/spec_ctrl.rst2
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/userspace-api/spec_ctrl.rst b/Documentation/userspace-api/spec_ctrl.rst
index 1129c7550a48..7ddd8f667459 100644
--- a/Documentation/userspace-api/spec_ctrl.rst
+++ b/Documentation/userspace-api/spec_ctrl.rst
@@ -49,6 +49,8 @@ If PR_SPEC_PRCTL is set, then the per-task control of the mitigation is
available. If not set, prctl(PR_SET_SPECULATION_CTRL) for the speculation
misfeature will fail.
+.. _set_spec_ctrl:
+
PR_SET_SPECULATION_CTRL
-----------------------

Privacy Policy