Memory management Interview questions

Total available count: 45
Subject - Operating System
Subsubject - Memory management

What is BSS(Block Started by Symbol)?

A data representation at the machine level, that has initial values when a program starts and tells about how much space the kernel allocates for the un-initialized data. Kernel initializes it to zero at run-time.

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Difference between the fork() and vfork() system call?
How the Kernel handles the fork() system call in traditional Unix and in the System V Unix, while swapping?
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What are data structures that are used for Demand Paging?
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