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Date:      Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:39:58 +0200
From:      Dave Cottlehuber <>
Subject:   Re: [FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-18:08.lazyfpu
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On Wed, 12 Sep 2018, at 07:43, FreeBSD Errata Notices wrote:
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> FreeBSD-EN-18:08.lazyfpu                                        Errata Notice
>                                                           The FreeBSD Project
> Topic:          LazyFPU remediation causes potential data corruption

Data Corruption reads a bit like "Imminent SuperNova in Your Area".. I'm
not really sure what it means for users & sysadmins. Given we've had the
original lazyfpu patches out for 11.x for a few months[1]:

- what might data corruption entail?
- has this been observed in the wild?

Many thanks for the efforts into making these patches available.


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