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Difference between Logical and Physical Address Space?

->The concept of a logical address space that is bound to a separate physical address space is central to proper memory management.Logical address – generated by the CPU; also referred to as virtual address.Physical address – address seen by the memory unit.->Logical and physical addresses are the same in compile-time and load-time address-binding schemes; logical (virtual) and physical addresses differ in execution-time address-binding scheme
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padmini

Answered On : Jun 20th, 2007

Logical address is the address generated by the CPU. Where as physical address is the actual address of the process in the memory. The CPU generates the logical address that is added with the offset value to get the actual address of the process inthe memory..

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saro kumar das

Answered On : Nov 1st, 2011

Cpu basically generates logically address but physical address is the actual address of the process in the memory.

  
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pankaj chourshia

Answered On : Nov 13th, 2011

Logical address is the address generated by the CPU But physical add is the actual add of any process.

  
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