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Old 10th January 2018
comet--berkeley comet--berkeley is offline
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Theo de Raadt said,
It is a scandal, and I want repaired processors for free. I don't care if they are 30% slower, as long as they work to spec. Intel has been exceedingly clever to mix Meltdown (speculative loads) with a separate issue (Spectre). This is pulling the wool over the public's eyes.
Linus Torvalds was not happy with Intel either,

I think somebody inside of Intel needs to really take a long hard look at their CPU's, and actually admit that they have issues instead of writing PR blurbs that say that everything works as designed.

.. and that really means that all these mitigation patches should be written with "not all CPU's are crap" in mind.

Or is Intel basically saying "we are committed to selling you shit forever and ever, and never fixing anything"?
The inventor of Linux is furious at Intel
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Last edited by comet--berkeley; 10th January 2018 at 07:04 PM. Reason: grammar
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