back to article Fix for July's Spectre-like bug is breaking some supers

High-performance computing geeks are sweating on a Red Hat fix, after a previous patch broke the Lustre file system. In July, Intel disclosed patches for another Spectre-like data leak bug, CVE-2018-3693. Red Hat included its own fixes in an August 14 suite of security patches, and soon after, HPC sysadmins found themselves …

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    1. Korev Silver badge
      Joke

      Re: Lustre specialist?

      MPI dunno

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    a system that can't even ping itself

    That's got to be some of the best security ever, no DDOS, invisible to the internet. What's not to like? Sure it might not work but lets not nit pick the specifics.

  3. TrevorH

    The bug is already identified and a fix has been provided (unofficially) for CentOS. The CentOS bug report for this is https://bugs.centos.org//view.php?id=15193 and the fixed version is on https://buildlogs.centos.org/c7.1804.u.x86_64/kernel/20180820114938/3.10.0-862.11.6.el7.bug15193.x86_64/ and the fix has also been incorporated into the latest CentOS plus kernel kernel-plus-3.10.0-862.11.6.el7.centos.plus.1.x86_64.rpm

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  4. Gene Cash Silver badge

    RDMA?

    EXPN?

    1. stiine Silver badge
      Happy

      Re: RDMA?

      Remote Direct Memory Access.

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