Re: lock a pentium for fun!
David Puryear <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> No. From what I have read so far, P-Pro and PII is not effected, just
> Pentium(and MMX). It will be interesting to see how Intel handles this bug.
They only give a warranty that their chips are free from material
defects, not logic or microcode errors, so they could just tell you to
go away. (In the US anyway; in New Zealand the retailer is liable for
consequential damages if an individual has problems.)
> Question: Can this code be placed in a Java/ActiveX program? Just wondering if
> I should disable them.
I don't think Java will be vulnerable unless the security system has a
large hole. Any ActiveX program could do this, but you'd know who
wrote it. If that ActiveX program has a buffer overflow, it might not
be completely the author's fault. (Would you notice, under Win95?)
Carey Evans <*> http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/ gc
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