[rescue] enterprise 150 questions

Meelis Roos mroos at linux.ee
Tue Feb 3 09:05:12 CST 2004

> Oh I have heard a rumor that the early ultrasparcs lower than 170mhz
> shouldn't be run in 64-bit mode because of some bug? Is there anything
> to that, or should I only care if running nuclear reactors, air traffic
> control systems, and other super mission critical things?

One thing that I remember was a bug in earlier Ultrasparc I CPUs that
let any user hang the system with completely unprivileged code.

Meelis Roos (mroos at linux.ee)

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