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 B.4.4. Segment Table Pointer Fault

 A segment table pointer fault occurs when the translation for the virtual address pointer to the segment table is not in the hardware page table. This fault is basically treated just like any other data storage fault outlined in Section B.4.1, “Page Fault”, Section B.4.2, “Mapping Fault”, and Section B.4.3, “Protection Fault”. The difference between the segment table pointer fault and the other data storage faults is that the PSL does not perform an EA-to-VA translation. This difference eliminates step one in the procedures outlined in the referenced sections.


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