Socket 370 is Intel’s new plastic PGA ZIF motherboard socket for its line of Celeron and Pentium processors.
If you still happen to use a Slot 1 motherboard, you can purchase a slotket, which will support socket 370 chips.
Also called TCP sockstress, sockstress is a potentially serious generic issue in many operating systems that affects the availability of TCP services. It is believed that a DoS attack exploiting the sockstress vulnerability uses half-open connections to deplete resources in the machines under attack. It very quickly causes specific services to become unavailable and may […]
In computer science, soft is used to describe things that are intangible. For example, you cannot touch software. It’s like music — you can see musical scores and touch CDs and tapes, but the music itself is intangible. Similarly, you can see software instructions (programs), and touch floppy disks on which the programs are stored, […]
- soft boot
Same as warm boot.
- soft bounce
When e-mailing, soft bounce is used to describe an e-mail that has bounced back to the sender undelivered after it has already been accepted by the recipient’s mail server. Compare with hard bounce.
- soft error
An error occurence in a computer’s memory system that changes an instruction in a program or a data value. Soft errors typically can be remedied by cold booting the computer. A soft error will not damage a system’s hardware; the only damage is to the data that is being processed. There are two types of […]