ISRO | ISRO CS 2020 | Question 48
What is compaction refers to
(A) a technique for overcoming internal fragmentation
(B) a paging technique
(C) a technique for overcoming external fragmentation
(D) a technique for compressing the data
Explanation: We can overcame external fragmentation by using either :
- Compaction technique
- Non-contiguous Memory management techniques, like paging, multi-level paging.
Compaction refers to Compaction combining all the empty spaces together and processes.
Option (C) is correct.
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