C Huge Pointer

  • Which pointer variable can handle any segment of 1MB data it is called huge pointer.
  • When we are working with the huge pointer it can handle any segment from the range of 0x0 to 0XF but at a time only 1 segment.
  • The size of the huge pointer is 4B.
  • When we are increasing the huge pointer then it increase offset address along with segment add also.
  • When we are comparing the huge pointers then it compare normalization value.
  • Normalization is process of converting 32bit physical address into 20bit hexadecimal format.
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