Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

About Tux Machines

Sunday, 19 May 19 - Tux Machines is a community-driven public service/news site which has been around for over a decade and primarily focuses on GNU/LinuxSubscribe now Syndicate content

Search This Site

Quick Roundup

Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story The Zen of Open Source srlinuxx 01/08/2006 - 10:21pm
Story SimplyMEPIS 6.0 - What Happened? srlinuxx 10 01/08/2006 - 7:12pm
Story SUSE Linux 10.1 Final Report srlinuxx 8 01/08/2006 - 7:03pm
Story Issue 13 of Free Software Magazine srlinuxx 01/08/2006 - 3:40pm
Story Bash typecasting srlinuxx 01/08/2006 - 3:35pm
Story Nvclock 0.8beta2 srlinuxx 01/08/2006 - 3:33pm
Story Put your laptop to sleep srlinuxx 01/08/2006 - 3:31pm
Story Novell bans proprietary Linux modules srlinuxx 01/08/2006 - 1:50pm
Story Autodesk Unveils Linux Supported Maya 8 srlinuxx 01/08/2006 - 1:49pm
Story KOffice 1.6 Alpha Released srlinuxx 01/08/2006 - 11:17am

More BS from the Evil One.

Filed under
Microsoft

Seems Mr. Gates is at it again with saying one thing while trying to cleverly conceal his jabs at Linux. This time speaking of interoperability amongst differing architectures while stating that doesn't mean open source as open source is detrimental to interoperability. Does that seem backwards to anyone else besides me? This is posted all over the net, but here's one reference at Betanews.

Syndicate content

More in Tux Machines

Plasma 5.15.90 (Plasma 5.16 Beta) Available for Testing

Are you using Kubuntu 19.04, our current Stable release? Or are you already running our daily development builds? We currently have Plasma 5.15.90 (Plasma 5.16 Beta) available in our Beta PPA for Kubuntu 19.04, and in our 19.10 development release daily live ISO images. Read more

Today in Techrights

Android Leftovers

The Performance Impact Of MDS / Zombieload Plus The Overall Cost Now Of Spectre/Meltdown/L1TF/MDS

The past few days I've begun exploring the performance implications of the new Microarchitectural Data Sampling "MDS" vulnerabilities now known more commonly as Zombieload. As I shared in some initial results, there is a real performance hit to these mitigations. In this article are more MDS/Zombieload mitigation benchmarks on multiple systems as well as comparing the overall performance impact of the Meltdown/Spectre/Foreshadow/Zombieload mitigations on various Intel CPUs and also AMD CPUs where relevant. While disabling Hyper Threading now is recommended by multiple parties if running untrusted code on the system, even if keeping HT/SMT active, the MDS mitigations do provide a very noticeable performance hit in many real and synthetic workloads with the updated Linux kernel patches paired with the newest Intel CPU microcode. Like the other mitigations to this point, the workloads affected most are those with lots of context switches / high interactivity between kernel and user-space. Before getting to the benchmarks looking at the overall impact of the mitigations to date, first is looking at the MDS on/off costs on various systems while keeping Hyper Threading active. These tests were done on Ubuntu 19.04 using its newest stable release updates bringing a patched Linux 5.0 kernel and the new Intel CPU microcode images. Read more