Rise processor has FP problem

But next parts with higher clock speeds may fix it

Reliable sources said today that there is a floating point problem with the Rise 266MHz processor. According to the sources, the glitch is similar to the FDIV bug which plagued Intel's Pentium chip four years back. With some calculations, the source said, the processor will throw up erroneous results. Although there currently seems to be no fix, the sources said that the problem will be addressed in the 366MHz and 400MHz parts, when they arrive. ®

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