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what is thrashing problem in demand paging alorithm

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Posted February 9, 2010 at 3:10 AM via web

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narsinha | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 9, 2010 at 1:57 PM (Answer #1)

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Thrashing is a phenomenon in virual memory system,where excessive amount of page swapping back & forth between main memory & secondary storage results in high overhead &  little useful work.

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