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SubjectRe: Intel microcode fixes [OFF-TOPIC]
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Followup to:  <XFMail.981120103023.simon@koala.ie>
By author: Simon Kenyon <simon@koala.ie>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> i think that was a bad example to pick
> the floating point bug was (i believe) caused by crosstalk
> no amount of re-microcoding could have fixed that!
>

No; it was improper optimization (at the logic level) of the division table.

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