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    SubjectRe: NOP instruction
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    Followup to:  <36761F21.B87E970D@taniwha.tssc.co.nz>
    By author: Bill Currie <bill@taniwha.tssc.co.nz>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
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    > > Hmmm... Where's the time from the good ol' Z80 when you HAD a real NOP
    > > instruction? *Sigh* :-)
    >
    > Are you *sure* (from the hip, here)? I would not be at all surprised if
    > the bit encoding of the Z80's NOP was actually a special case of another
    > instruction. Of course, I could be wrong, I don't *remember* the 6502's
    > NOP being positioned where this was likely.
    >

    The Z80 NOP was 00h, and I'm pretty sure it wasn't just a
    generalization of other opcodes.

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