Navigation: Linux Kernel Driver DataBase - web LKDDB: Main index - K index

CONFIG_KERNEL_NOBP: Enable modified branch prediction for the kernel by default

General informations

The Linux kernel configuration item CONFIG_KERNEL_NOBP:

Help text

If this option is selected the kernel will switch to a modified branch prediction mode if the firmware interface is available. The modified branch prediction mode improves the behaviour in regard to speculative execution.

With the option enabled the kernel parameter "nobp=0" or "nospec" can be used to run the kernel in the normal branch prediction mode.

With the option disabled the modified branch prediction mode is enabled with the "nobp=1" kernel parameter.

If unsure, say N.



Raw data from LKDDb:


This page is automaticly generated with free (libre, open) software lkddb(see lkddb-sources).

The data is retrived from:

Automatic links from Google (and ads)

Custom Search

Popular queries:

Navigation: Linux Kernel Driver DataBase - web LKDDB: main index - K index

Automatically generated (in year 2024). See also LKDDb sources on GitLab