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Offline va176thunderbolt

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Intel CPU Vulnerability
« on: January 03, 2018, 09:18:16 am »
Looking at this article:
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/02/intel_cpu_design_flaw/

Has there been any discussion with how Freebsd will handle this and how much of a performance hit PFSense will experience because of it?

I manage a couple of Not-for-profits, and wanted to allow the new Arm architecture some more time to mature before steering them in that direction.

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Re: Intel CPU Vulnerability
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2018, 11:44:17 am »
Already a discussion going on here https://forum.pfsense.org/index.php?topic=142199.0

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Re: Intel CPU Vulnerability
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2018, 11:07:05 pm »
Looking at this article:
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/02/intel_cpu_design_flaw/
That article was really badly titled.

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I manage a couple of Not-for-profits, and wanted to allow the new Arm architecture some more time to mature before steering them in that direction.

That's good, since the newer ARM CPUs have the same sort of speculative execution problems as intel CPUs...