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Paging: Introduction Remember our goal: to virtualize memory. Segmentation (a
 

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Paging: Introduction
Remember our goal: to virtualize memory. Segmentation (a
generalization of dynamic relocation) helped us do this, but has
some problems; in particular, managing free space becomes quite
a pain as memory becomes fragmented. Thus, we'd like to find
a different solution.
64
48
32
16
0
(page 3)
(page 2)
(page 1)
(page 0 of the address space)
Figure 16.1: A Simple 64-byte Address Space
Thus comes along the idea of paging [KE+62,L78]. Instead of
splitting up our address space into three logical segments (each
of variable size), we split up our address space into fixed-sized

  

Source: Arpaci-Dusseau, Remzi - Department of Computer Sciences, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin at Madison

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences