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AMD Ryzen 5 3600X Linux Performance   Processors   2019-08-18

RdRand Linux & Open-Source News

Linux 6.9-rc3 Released With Many Bcachefs Patches   Linux Kernel   2024-04-07
CoCo VMs On Linux Will Now Panic If RdRand Is Broken To Avoid Catastrophic Conditions   Virtualization   2024-04-07
Linux Decides To Disable RNG On All AMD fTPMs   AMD   2023-08-07
Linus Torvalds: "Let's Just Disable The Stupid [AMD] fTPM HWRND Thing"   Linux Kernel   2023-07-31
FreeBSD 12.4 Released With Various Fixes & Improvements   BSD   2022-12-06
Linux 6.0 To Continue Advancing Its Random Number Generator (RNG)   Linux Security   2022-08-01
Linux To Drop "nordrand" Option - Users Should Instead Switch To "random.trust_cpu"   Linux Security   2022-07-10
Systemd 251 Released With systemd-sysupdate Introduced, Many Other Additions   systemd   2022-05-21
systemd 251 Nears Release With Last Planned Test   systemd   2022-05-14
Systemd 251-rc2 Released With More Features   systemd   2022-05-05
Systemd 251-rc1 Released With Experimental systemd-sysupdate Tool   systemd   2022-03-30
Linux 5.18 To Bring Many Random Number Generator Improvements   Linux Kernel   2022-03-18
FEX 2203 Emulator Released With RdRand & 3DNow Support, More JIT Work   Linux Gaming   2022-03-06
Linux 5.17 Random Number Generator Seeing Speed-Ups, Switching From SHA1 To BLAKE2s   Linux Kernel   2022-01-07
Linux 5.17 To Replace SHA1 With BLAKE2s For Faster & More Secure "Random"   Linux Storage   2021-12-30
Systemd 248 Released With System Extension Images Feature, More TPM2/FIDO2 Integration   systemd   2021-03-30
systemd 248 RC1 Released With New "System Extension Images" Concept   systemd   2021-02-22
New Intel Linux Features, Timely Hardware Support & More From Intel In 2020   Intel   2020-12-30
Systemd 247 Released With Experimental Out-of-Memory Daemon, New Credentials Capability   systemd   2020-11-26
Systemd 247-RC1 Released With Systemd-OOMD, Systemd-Homed Now Defaults To Btrfs   systemd   2020-10-26
AMD Ryzen 5000 Series (Zen 3) Linux Expectations - Should Be Good But No "Znver3" Compiler Yet   AMD   2020-10-08
Raspberry Pi Vulkan, WSL2, Renoir, Linux 5.8 + PHP8 Was Exciting For June   Phoronix   2020-07-01
5+ Years Late: LLVM's AMD Excavator Target Was Missing Two Features   LLVM   2020-06-28
RdRand Performance As Bad As ~3% Original Speed With CrossTalk/SRBDS Mitigation   Intel   2020-06-09
/dev/random Seeing Performance Work For Linux 5.7   Linux Kernel   2020-04-06
A Few More Linux Kernel Patches Floated This Week For AMD Family 19h (Zen 3)   AMD   2020-02-22
Linux 5.5 Ready To Shine With Navi Overclocking, Raspberry Pi 4 Support, Wake-On-Voice   Linux Kernel   2020-01-24
Happy New Year + A Look Back At The Most Popular Linux Content Of 2019   Phoronix   2019-12-31
Linux 5.5 Begins Sanity Checking RdRand Output Due To Buggy Processor Behavior   Linux Kernel   2019-11-25
The Workaround To Boot Linux On AMD Threadripper 3960X/3970X Systems   AMD   2019-11-25
AMD Dominated Q3 In Wooing Over Linux / Open-Source Fans   Phoronix   2019-10-03
Following Buggy AMD RdRand, The Linux Kernel Will Begin Sanity Checking Randomness At Boot Time   Linux Security   2019-10-02
Systemd 243 Released With Many Changes   systemd   2019-09-03
AMD EPYC 7002 & Ryzen 3000 Series Dominated Linux Interest During August   Phoronix   2019-09-01
Linux 5.3 Moves Ahead With No Longer Advertising RdRand On Older AMD CPUs/APUs   AMD   2019-08-26
QEMU 4.1 Released With Many ARM, MIPS & x86 Additions   Virtualization   2019-08-16
AMD Bulldozer/Jaguar CPUs Will No Longer Advertise RdRand Support Under Linux   AMD   2019-08-15
DragonFlyBSD 5.6.2 Released With Disruptive Change To Help Chromium, Ported Apps   BSD   2019-08-12
AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Playing Nicely With Latest Linux Distros Following BIOS Updates   AMD   2019-08-12
AMD Dominated The Conversation Among Linux/Open-Source Fans In July   Phoronix   2019-08-01
Systemd 243 RC1 Brings Its PStore Service, Zen2/RdRand Workaround & More   systemd   2019-07-31
Systemd 243 Is Getting Buttoned Up For Release With New Features & Fixes   systemd   2019-07-17
Mageia 7.1 Released With Systemd Fix For AMD Ryzen 3000 Systems   Operating Systems   2019-07-16
ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO Testing On Ubuntu 18.04 Linux   AMD   2019-07-15
AMD Releases BIOS Fix To Motherboard Partners For Booting Newer Linux Distributions   AMD   2019-07-12
DragonFlyBSD Gets Fix To Be Able To Boot AMD Zen 2 Processors   BSD   2019-07-11
The Ryzen 3000 Boot Problem With Newer Linux Distros Might Be Due To RdRand Issue   AMD   2019-07-08
Some AMD CPUs Might Lose RdRand Randomness Following Suspend/Resume   AMD   2019-05-07
Systemd 240 Released To End 2018 On A High Note   systemd   2018-12-22
Systemd 240 Continues Picking Up New Features Ahead Of The Holidays   systemd   2018-12-01
You Can Now Tell Linux At Boot-Time If You Don't Trust Your CPU Random Number Generator   Hardware   2018-09-09
Systemd Will Now Use RdRand Directly If The Kernel Can't Deliver Entropy   systemd   2018-08-26
Linux Kernel Diverts Question To Distros: Trust CPU Hardware Random Number Generators?   Linux Kernel   2018-08-16
Linux 4.18-rc7 Released: Linux 4.18 Should Be Out Next Week   Linux Kernel   2018-07-29
Linux 4.18 Lands Random Patch To Fix Slow Boot Times For Some Systemd-Based Boxes   Linux Kernel   2018-07-29
Linux To Better Protect Entropy Sent In From User-Space   Linux Kernel   2018-07-18
RMS Comments, GRUB, Libreboot & GCC Dominated GNU Talk In 2017   GNU   2017-12-09
Due To A GCC Bug, RDRAND Usage Wasn't As Random As Expected   GNU   2017-07-27
It Didn't Make It For Linux 4.13, But A New Random Number Generator Still In The Works   Linux Kernel   2017-07-18
GDB 8.0 Released, Adds Many New Features, Drops Java GCJ Support   GNU   2017-06-04
Intel Broadwell On Linux Has Working OpenCL 1.2, VP8 Video Acceleration   Intel   2015-01-27
AMD's Carrizo Gets Temperature Monitoring On Linux   AMD   2014-10-09
Clang Now Handles AMD Excavator "Bdver4" Tuning   LLVM   2014-05-02
Linux 3.15 Random To Support Intel's RDSEED   Linux Kernel   2014-04-04
The 10 Best Features Of FreeBSD 10.0   BSD   2014-01-05
Interesting Features For FreeBSD 10   BSD   2013-07-22
GCC Prepares Compiler Support For Intel Broadwell   GNU   2013-02-26
Fedora 18 Granted Some Feature Freeze Exceptions   Fedora   2012-08-20
Suldal Is Out; Randaberg & Unterschleissheim Are Next   Phoronix   2012-07-23
Phoronix Test Suite 4.0 Slides Closer To Release   Phoronix   2012-05-22
Suldal Improvements; New OpenCL, VDPAU Benchmarks   Phoronix   2012-04-29
GCC 4.7 Release Candidate 1 Offers Many Changes   GNU   2012-03-03
What's Exciting About LLVM 3.0 & The New Clang   LLVM   2011-11-29