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Operating Systems

Comprehensive Final Review

Can you define an operating system?
Do you know what is bootstrap program?
Do you understand how an interrupt is handled using an interrupt vector table?
Do you understand the concept of direct memory access?
Can you define multi-programming?
Do you know the difference between multi-programming and multitasking (also called as timesharing)?
Do you understand various services provided by OS – user interface, program execution, I/O operations, file system manipulation, communications, error detection, resource allocation, accounting, and security.
Can you define “system calls”?
Do you understand various OS structures, e.g., layered design?
Can you define a “process”?
Do you understand the memory layout of a process?
Created by: sheepish