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Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:48:14 +0200
From: Peter Kjellström <>
To: Michael Ellerman <>
CC:,Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Intel hyper-threading security issues

On Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:08:03 +1000
Michael Ellerman <> wrote:

> Solar Designer <> writes:
> > On Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 01:54:16PM +0200, Sven Schwedas wrote:  
> >> On 2018-06-21 12:28, Lukas Odzioba wrote:  
> > On a related note, attached is a generic Linux /proc/cpuinfo parser
> > I  
> I guess by "generic" you mean Intel & AMD? :)
> It won't work on powerpc, or arm, or arm64 ...
> You should be able to determine all of the info you need from the
> sysfs topology files, which work across arches.
> See the script below for example, which shows CPUs grouped by core.

This is sliding OT a bit I guess, but may I suggest the fairly mature
hwloc (used by many projects in need of numa/core/smt topology):

 $ lstopo

/Peter K
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