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The Register: That Linux AMD bug in Technicolor detail

Jan 28, 2002, 06:21 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)
"When we first started to learn about SMP systems, our first thought was - gosh, don't they go on about caches a lot?

But it isn't just in parallel processing where the hairy business of cache coherency is a problem, as we've seen with the AMD Linux bug blame game. This has affected uniprocessor systems, and I was stumped. But Reg readers have provided a wealth of detail, and what follows will take you from a bird's eye view to the low-level nasties.

Jud Leonard provided the best summary..."

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