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Date:      Tue, 9 Jan 2018 22:29:12 -0500
From:      Ed Maste <>
To:        Dave B <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   =?UTF-8?Q?Re=3A_32_bit_fix=3F_=28Was_Re=3A_Meltdown_=E2=80=93_Spectre=29?=
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On 9 January 2018 at 07:23, Dave B via freebsd-questions
<> 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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