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How are free blocks linked together mostly and in what addressing order?

(a) circular linked list and increasing addressing order

(b) linked list and decreasing addressing order

(c) linked list and in no addressing order

(d) none of the mentioned

Enquiry is from Free List topic in section Types of Lists of Data Structures & Algorithms I

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Correct answer is (a) circular linked list and increasing addressing order

The best explanation: A common way is circular linked list and address are arranged in increasing order because merging would be easier which is actually a problem in buddy memory allocation.

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