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The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

lossage /los'@j/, n. [very common] The result of a bug or malfunction. This is a mass or collective noun. ?What a loss!? and ?What lossage!? are nearly synonymous. The former is slightly more particular to the speaker's present circumstances; the latter implies a continuing lose of which the speaker is currently a victim. Thus (for example) a temporary hardware failure is a loss, but bugs in an important tool (like a compiler) are serious lossage.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

lossage /los'*j/ The result of a bug or malfunction. This is a mass or collective noun. "What a loss!" and "What lossage!" are nearly synonymous. The former is slightly more particular to the speaker's present circumstances; the latter implies a continuing lose of which the speaker is currently a victim. Thus (for example) a temporary hardware failure is a loss, but bugs in an important tool (like a compiler) are serious lossage. [Jargon File] (1995-04-19)