Computer Science - Operating Systems Concepts - Discussion


Which of the following functions is(are) performed by the loader

[A]. allocate space in memory for the programs and resolve symbolic references between object decks
[B]. adjust all address dependent locations, such as address constants, to correspond to the allocated space.
[C]. physically place the machine instructions and data into memory.
[D]. All of the above
[E]. None of the above

Answer: Option D


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Mohit said: (Apr 7, 2011)  
All of the memory ? ans is not clear.

Harshit said: (Oct 17, 2012)  
Loader basically load the various object files in memory and do the following: allocating memory space for prog, adjusting memory locations so that all the loaded object files can run properly in combination.

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