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paging vs segmentation

aakash bose

Joined: Jun 10, 2013
Posts: 4

What are the differences b/w paging and segmentation in operating system?? How do we know when OS uses paging and when it uses segmentation?? Please explain with examples.
Amit Ghorpade

Joined: Jun 06, 2007
Posts: 2851

What is your understanding about pagination and segmentation?
If you ask me they are no where related in a "is A better than B" question.

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Peter Johnson

Joined: May 14, 2008
Posts: 5852

Perhaps reading these wikipedia articles will help you get started:

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