I know it must be because it contains the system startup instructions and must be handled and maintained carefully, but are there any advantages of enabling write access to instruction memory? I was ...
All programs I have seen organize their data memory into one or more call stacks (usually fixed size, but sometimes not), the heap, and static memory. Lately thread-local static storage has been ...
Is flat addressing model generally superior to a segmented one? If so, why? If not, what instances would call for each over the other and why? My understanding of memory models surrounds the ...
Edit: Comments suggested, that DSM just faded out by being not used recently. What were the reasons for this, what are DSMs drawbacks? Literature lists many positive aspects like easy to port ...
Say I've got a cache memory where instruction and data have different cache memories ("Harvard architecture"). Which cache, instruction or data, is used most often? I mean "most often" as in time, not ...
Could anyone give an overview of how list structures which are composed of a head and a tail which references the rest of the list i.e linked list are represented in memory of the computer? Does the ...