bqt at softjar.se
Sat Oct 30 04:38:53 CDT 2010
On 2010-10-30 01:12, Rich Alderson<RichA at vulcan.com> wrote:
> From: Johnny Billquist
> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2010 2:46 PM
>> > Why are people so hung up on physical memory size vs. virtual memory
>> > size when they need to define what virtual memory is?
>> > I just don't get it.:-)
> Perhaps because that's the way the term of art "virtual memory" (whether
> as segments or as pages) has been defined since it was first conceived?
> Virtual addressing is necessary for virtual memory. The converse is not
Well, it is obviously not a definition DEC agrees with, so I guess that
means there are two different schools (atleast) here.
And when talking about the VAX (which this thread started with), it
might be meaningful to use DEC's definition?
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