Re: sleep in asm

From: Richard B. Johnson (
Date: Wed Jan 22 2003 - 07:45:36 EST

On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Electroniks New wrote:

> Hi,
> What is the equivalent of sleep in assembly.
> I tried jmps and nops i even kept loops.for jumps
> and nops but all in vain .
> Does it make any difference if i am doing this real
> mode instead of pmode ? doesnt the functions nop and
> jmps do what they are supposed to do . 16000 nops
> doesn't sleep for 1 sec.
> Any help would be appreciated.

        hlt # Waits until the next interrupt

Dick Johnson
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