Response to Meltdown and Spectre

Valeri Galtsev galtsev at
Fri Feb 2 00:26:25 UTC 2018

On 02/01/18 17:36, Paul Pathiakis via freebsd-questions wrote:
> Yes, please explain.
> AMD stated up front that they weren't vulnerable to 1 and were almost 
> 0-potential for the others.  Just a plain better design.
> They, then, reiterated the very same thing.  From what I've seen, AMD 
> has a done a good job of being on top of their 'non-issue'.

Thanks, Paul.

And since the beginning of the issue I keep thanking myself for having 
almost all boxes in the server room built with AMD Opterons... Luckily 
for me the choice of what we get was entrusted into me, and luckily for 
all of us here I was quite impressed by Opteron architecture, and

> P.
> On 02/01/2018 18:04, Adam Vande More wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 3:48 PM, @lbutlr <kremels at> wrote:
>>> the trouble is that AMD's behavior has been at least as bad as 
>>> Intel's, if
>>> not worse, in regards to Meltdown,
>> Can you explain what provoked this assertion?
> _______________________________________________
> freebsd-questions at mailing list
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to 
> "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe at"

Valeri Galtsev
Sr System Administrator
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
Phone: 773-702-4247

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list