Calculating the size of Virtual Memory (in words)

Posted on 2004-11-15
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
I have a page size (in words) of 512 (2^9), and a word size (in bits) of 16.

Each Virtual Address (p, i) occupies 1 word.

The v.a. (p, i) = 2^16
(16 - 9) = 7

The size of the page table is (2^7).
The size of Virtual Memory (in words) would be (2^16)

Is this correct.  If not, I'm looking more for guidance than an answer.

Question by:sscrowell
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    Just out of curiosity, why do you want to know this?

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    I'm studying for an upcoming Operating Systems exam, and I am going over some problems my Professor gave to us to prepare.
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    couldn't you just email your professor or another student for help?
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