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SubjectRe: Intel microcode fixes [OFF-TOPIC]
On 21 Nov 1998, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> 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.
>

It left off the last three entries of the FDIV lookup array (it should
have been 011 but was programmed as 000) ;)

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