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Torvalds says Apple chips not ready for Linux yet
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Apple fanboy dismayed he will not join the cult

IT’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds appears to have disappointed an Apple fanboy interviewer by playing down Apple’s new ARM64 chips.

Torvalds warns against the 5.12-rc1 kernel
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Borked, must have been on the open sauce when he let it through 


The IT industry’s Mr Sweary has warned punters not to use the 5.12-rc1 kernel in his public git tree.

Chipzilla hits back at Torvalds AVX-512 coments
Published in PC Hardware


It is not nice to say “I hope it dies a painful death”

Intel has replied to  Linus Torvalds comments that he hoped “AVX512 dies a painful death" and “Intel starts fixing real problems instead of trying to create magic instructions to then create benchmarks that they can look good on"'

Torvalds warns against Oracle module
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Monday, 13 January 2020 12:03

Torvalds warns against Oracle module


Larry Ellison too litigious

IT’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds has warned engineers against adding a module for the ZFS filesystem that was designed by Sun Microsystems, now Oracle, due to licensing issues.

Torvalds approves kernel lock-down
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 30 September 2019 11:07

Torvalds approves kernel lock-down


Thou shalt not change the kernel code

Over the weekend, IT's Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds approved a new security feature for the Linux kernel, named 'lockdown'.

Torvalds warns hardware management is about to get tricky
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Blame Intel flaws and Moore's Law

IT's Mr Sweary and Linux founder Linus Torvalds has warned that managing software is about to become a lot more challenging.

Torvalds wades into CTS Labs' AMD chip security report
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Smells like stock manipulation

IT's Mr Sweary and the creator of Linux, has hit out at CTS Labs' AMD chip security report saying that it "looks more like stock manipulation than a security advisory".

Torvalds says Intel needs to admit it has a problem
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Chips are just not up to snuff

IT’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds has had some harsh words for Intel after the two bug issues were announced last week.

Torvalds rants about security
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 11:28

Torvalds rants about security


It is not about security it is about bugs

Internet’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds, has waded into the security industry for forgetting that bugs cause most problems.

Tech industry innovation is bullshit
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Friday, 17 February 2017 12:19

Tech industry innovation is bullshit


Torvalds wades into management speak

Open sauce's Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds has waded into tech companies who keep banging on about innovation.