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Solution for Exam1 Q1 (a) Bootstrap program: An initial program used to start a computer. (b) Trap: A programming code or signal designed to capture errors and reveal where they are. (c) Context switch: A context switch is the computing process of storing and restoring the state of a CPU such that multiple processes can share a single CPU resource. (d) Virtual machine: A software that creates a virtualized environment between the computer platform and its operating system, so that the end user can operate software on an abstract machine. (e) Thread pool: A thread pool is a collection of threads on which work items can be scheduled. Q2 Share: memory and the resources Not Share: program counter, registers, stacks. Q3 Please refer to P83 Fig. 3.2 (textbook) Q4 Please refer to P194 (textbook) Q5 Policy – what operations will be performed by the system. Mechanism – how the operations will be implemented. Mechanism and policy must be separated to ensure that systems are easy to modify. No
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course CS 4323 taught by Professor Dr.li during the Fall '07 term at Oklahoma State.

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Exam1 Solution - Solution for Exam1 Q1 (a) Bootstrap...

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