Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 30th Jun 2007 17:19 UTC, submitted by doro
Intel "Buried deep in a pile of slashdot comments, Matthew Dillon of DragonFly gives a detailed assessment of the Intel Core bugs. While a lot of news sites and bloggers were quick to dismiss the issue as inflated, Dillon's comments provide a much closer look at the actual issues."
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RE[4]: Some inaccuracies..
by corentin on Tue 3rd Jul 2007 09:58 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Some inaccuracies.."
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> Neither Theo nor Matt have much direct experience in bringing up OSes on processors, and so neither are more qualified judges of hardware errata than anyone here is likely to be.

Theo contributed a lot to the SPARC port of NetBSD/OpenBSD; he is a de-facto spokesman for OpenBSD, so he basically says what the other ~80 developers think (including those who do the very low-level work) .
Matt used to design hardware and operating systems from scratch; he is a VM guru (so he has authority to talk on MMUs); he worked on nearly every part of the DragonFlyBSD kernel, including low-level stuff.

They certainly have way more authority to judge hardware errata than you or I.

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