Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 03-31-2009, 03:57 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Mar 2009
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
In a x86 arch, where is the page descriptor of a page frame stored?

I notice in the kernel source code that the "page" variable is used to name the page descriptor pointer. This variable is used in comparison statements, like if(page < highmem_page_start){ }
So, is a page descriptor stored starting from the first memory location of the page frame that it describes?


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
javascript: retrieve cookie of parent page from child page kpachopoulos Programming 4 01-08-2007 05:36 AM
I cant change the default test page in apache server to add my page.y nhemapriya Linux - Newbie 3 05-13-2004 12:35 PM
RH & HP4050N PCL - page, pause, page, pause, page andguent Linux - Hardware 0 11-10-2003 08:35 AM
i cant link a php frame to another page meluser Linux - Software 0 03-14-2003 11:17 PM
Page vs. Frame mikeshn Linux - General 3 05-06-2002 09:49 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:42 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration