Re: Changes block

Linus Torvalds (
Sun, 3 Aug 1997 00:08:17 -0700 (PDT)

On Fri, 1 Aug 1997, Alan Cox wrote:
> HFmodem addition (RTTY, PACTOR, AMTOR, NAVTOR etc)

This doesn't work.

It's using floating point calculations in the kernel, which can result in
various random errors (the x86 fp emulation doesn't actually support
emulating kernel code, and even if you have fp hardware there is nothing
that guarantees that the floating point state is sane).