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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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