Re: 32 bit fix? (Was Re: Meltdown – Spectre)

Ed Maste emaste at
Wed Jan 10 03:29:33 UTC 2018

On 9 January 2018 at 07:23, Dave B via freebsd-questions
<freebsd-questions at> wrote:
> When is a patch for i386 (32 bit) versions likely to be available?
> Regards.
> Dave B.
> (I only run non GUI 32 bit instances of FreeBSD, on older hardware, GPSD
> NTP machines etc.)

Similar techniques can be applied to i386, but they are a lower
priority and we don't yet have a timeline. I expect that i386 patches
will follow after the full set of mitigations have been applied to

Note that if the "older hardware" is old enough it may predate these issues.

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