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Submission + - AMD confirms CPU bug found by DragonFly BSD's Matt Dillon->

An anonymous reader writes: Matt Dillon of DragonFly BSD just announced that AMD confirmed a CPU bug he found. Matt quotes part of the mail exchange and it looks like "consecutive back-to-back pops and (near) return instructions can create a condition where the processor incorrectly updates the stack pointer". The specific manifestation in DragonFly were random segmentation faults under heavy load.
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AMD confirms CPU bug found by DragonFly BSD's Matt Dillon

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