Paging Supervisor

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History Of IBM Mainframe Operating Systems - Technical Notes - Virtual Memory
... in a real-memory page frame or on disk, in a paging file ... not in real memory, the DAT hardware generates an interrupt (internal signal) which calls the Paging Supervisor into action ... The Paging Supervisor (part of the operating system) manages all memory, both real and virtual, moving pages between real memory and disk as needed, keeping the Page Table updated ...
Paged Virtual Memory - Paging Supervisor
... If the hardware raises a page fault exception, the paging supervisor accesses secondary storage, returns the page that has the virtual address that resulted in the page fault, updates the page tables to reflect the ... When all physical memory is already in use, the paging supervisor must free a page in primary storage to hold the swapped-in page ... The supervisor uses one of a variety of page replacement algorithms such as least recently used to determine which page to free ...

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