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In a virtual memory system the address space specified by the address lines of the CPU must be _____ than the physical memory size and ____ than the secondary storage size.

  1. smaller, smaller
  2. smaller, larger
  3. larger, smaller
  4. larger, larger
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Answer is (C).

Primary memory < virtual memory < secondary memory

We can extend VM upto the size of disk(secondary memory).

answered by Loyal (8.1k points)
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CUP means?
Its CPU. Typo.
Please clarify this DOUBT ..

Let a Virtual memory is extended to Secondary storage size then how the CPU generated address lines which is smaller than the secondary storage will address a process ?
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Ans: C
answered by Loyal (7.6k points)

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