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Re: INTEL CPUs and MicroCode-Update



Marcus Watts <mdw_(_at_)_umich_(_dot_)_edu> writes:

>Later microprocessor versions of the VAX left out pdp-11 compatibility
>and some of the more baroque and less useful instructions.

When I was a first year computer science student at Sydney University,
I often saw this chalked up in the terminal rooms:

	Come for the MOVTUC.  You'll stay for the reserved operand fault.

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