June 28th, 2007, 09:16
While Theo De Raddt and many others continue to work to provide the most secure BSD, they have run across a huge speed-bump in their compatiblity progress. Intel's new Core 2 processors proved to be a bigger problem than one would think. While working to utilize this CPU, OpenBSD's Theo De Raddt found several exploits with the CPU itself. At this time, they have read about 20 to 30 different exploits in the CPU itself, and believe that even more exist.

With OpenBSD's reputation, these issues are nothing to overlook. They are not supporting this CPU until the bugs are fixed, which will possibly never happen until a new core is produced.

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