[GTALUG] Skylake bug

D. Hugh Redelmeier hugh at mimosa.com
Tue Jan 12 09:41:11 UTC 2016

Skylake CPUs can hang during certain computations.  Prime searching folks 
found this.

Interesting that Intel says that new firmware can fix it.

(The article reminds us that Haswell CPUs had a but in the TSX feature and 
that the firmware fix just removed TSX.  I felt robbed because one reason 
I bought a system with that processor was that I wanted to play with 

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