HyberThreading

Andrew Jorgensen andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com
Thu Aug 31 12:35:21 MDT 2006


On 8/31/06, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 31 August 2006 11:33, Adam Fisher wrote:
> > I was told that HyberThreading and Linux Kernels don't go well together.
> >
> >
> > True or False?
>
> False.  Unless you have some very specific qualifier for 'go well together'.

The important question is if it's still true.  Some serious security
flaws were discovered and the short-term fix was to disable HT.  Some
distros disabled it for you in a security update.  Does anyone know if
a permanent fix was found?

- Andrew



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