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Linux 3.3 rc4

Feb 21, 2012, 11:00 (2 Talkback[s])

"So it's almost getting to be a habit: yet another -rc release that is delayed by a couple of days. However, this time I actually have an excuse. Well, an excuse other than my usual "Sue me, I'm disorganized and forgot".

This time the reason for the delay is that we spent several days chasing down a nasty floating point state corruption that happens on 32-bit x86 - but only if you have a modern CPU (why are you using 32-bit kernels?) that supports the AES-NI instructions. And then you have to enable support for them *and* use a wireless driver that uses it. The most likely reason for that is using the mac80211 infrastructure with WPA with AES encryption (ie usually WPA2)

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