Meaning of memory mapping in English:

memory mapping


mass noun
  • A technique in which a computer treats peripheral devices as if they were located in the main memory.

    ‘As far as drivers are concerned, memory mapping can be implemented to provide user programs with direct access to device memory.’
    • ‘IOService provides one device memory–mapping method, mapDeviceMemoryWithIndex, that maps a physical memory range of a device at the given index (passed in the first parameter).’