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Implementation of Paging

Implementation of Paging - • There are two types of...

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Implementation of Paging Paging adds an extra indirection to memory access. This indirection is implemented in hardware, so it does not have excessive execution overhead. The Memory Management Unit (MMU) translates Virtual Memory Addresses (vmaddr) to physical memory addresses (phaddr). The MMU uses a page table to do this
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Unformatted text preview: • There are two types of addresses: – Virtual Memory Addresses : the address that the CPU is using. Addresses used by programs are of this type. – Physical Memory Addresses : The addresses of RAM pages. This is the hardware address . • The MMU translates the Virtual memory addresses to physical memory addresses...
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