Ugg... Spending 3 hours in a University Computer Lab, debugging a really annoying problem, sucks.
Turns out it was a dfference in the way Pascal and C evaluate conditionals for loops. (Spare time exercise, convert the Lab exercise from Pascal (DEC Pascal - even more Ugg.) to C).
I've decided to try and save some pennies to get a copy of K&R.
Anyway, learning lots about microprogramming, and instruction sets. hopefully I'll be able to grok assembly language at the end of it.
Back to the grind. finish that Delphi assignment. Ick.