Operation Codes

Charles Anthony charles.unix.pro at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 14:04:31 CST 2018

On Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 4:02 AM Paul Birkel via cctech <cctech at classiccmp.org>

> https://www.asc.ohio-state.edu/dunlap.3/humor/instruction.set.html
> Among others!
>  SHON Simulate HONeywell CPU [permanent NO-OP]

I am guessing that this is a reference to the Honeywell 6000/DPS8 NOP
instruction which (curiously) can alter memory, page fault, tally runout
fault (IIRC) and loop infinitely (actually till the 16 millisecond
instruction timer causes a timeout fault).

-- Charles

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