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mmap

The Unix system call which establishes a mapping between a range of addresses in a user process's address space and a portion of some "memory object" (typically a file, one of the special "devices" /dev/mem or /dev/kmem or some memory-mapped peripheral). This allows the process to access a file at random byte offsets without using the seek system call or to access physical addresses or kernel's virtual address space. It can also be used as an alternative to writing a device driver since it is usually simpler to code and faster to use.
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Tables 6-9 show the MMAP values for each dataset's versions.
Upon successful completion of the Clerity MMAP engagement, the exchange was presented with technology options for migrating its legacy mainframe system and related infrastructure utilities onto open systems.
The city officials of San Fernando, the community itself and all those who support MMAP, should feel proud of it.
The MMAP validation and causality audit verified something that we've known for quite some time - that there is value in building and maintaining strong brands - value that can be quantitatively measured.
During the MMAP meetings, we will be considering the local government reform agenda; matters concerning transparency and accountability; and ways to improve efficiency to provide better value to the community.
The Clerity MMAP takes a large degree of risk out of the decision by fully analyzing the business and technical implications of potential migration and modernization scenarios.
The House proceedings started late by 28 minutes; The Deputy Speaker presided the sitting; The Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition did not attend the sitting; The parliamentary leaders NPP, BNPA and PPPS attended the sitting; The Chief Whips of the PPPP, PMLN, PML, MQM, ANP, MMAP and PMLF were present; A total of 83 (24%) legislators were present at the start and 176 (52%) at the end of the sitting.
It is critical to the success of MMAP that our office/studio is in EPA so we can better connect the program to the youth that we serve, from whom we have always drawn our inspiration.
The Parliamentary Leaders of ANP, NPP and PPPS attended four sittings each, BNPA and MQM three each, PML two, and MMAP and PMLF leaders attended one sitting each.
Art Nichols, 76, of Kalamazoo, who helps homebound seniors navigate the Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program as a certified MMAP counselor, in the volunteer advocate category.
The Parliamentary Leaders of PML, ANP, MQM, PPPS, BNPA and NPP were present while those of the MMAP and PMLF were absent.
A total of 60 Points of Order were raised by the PMLN Members, MQM (23), ANP and PML (19 each) MMAP (4), PPPS (2) and 14 by Independent Members.