Subject: Re: Another crash :(
To: Thomas Mueller <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/08/2001 16:41:26
On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 09:54:48AM -0400, Thomas Mueller wrote:

> to Bill Sommerfeld:
> Thanks for explanation on
>         movw 0x2e(%ebx),%ax
> Is that NASM style, so new to me?  Or GNU?  I am more accustomed to TASM
> (Borland) and MASM 6.00, that was long ago.  MASM copy that I have is on 5.25"
> 1.2 MB diskettes, and my 5.25" 1.2 MB drive apparently went bad, and the hard
> disk I installed MASM on apparently went bad too.  On to newer things?

NASM is Intel-like syntax, so it's very close to TASM or MASM. 
GAS follows AT&T syntax which is that one. But I think that movw is a
386 special opcode, so it isn't in the standard 80x86 assembly.