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quiz1 solution - ID 103 P1 ID100 C1 ID104 P2 ID102 C2 ID105...

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Solution for Quiz1 System call fork() is used to create processes. It takes no arguments and returns a process ID. The purpose of fork() is to create a new process, which becomes the child process of the caller. After a new child process is created, both processes will execute the next instruction following the fork() system call. If fork() returns a negative value, the creation of a child process was unsuccessful. fork() returns a zero to the newly created child process. fork() returns a positive value, the process ID of the child process, to the parent. Since we assume all fork calls are successful. The last two cases applied. Initial Process ID: 100 Parent ID:100 root Parent ID: 100 Child ID: 101 Parent2 ID: 101 Child1 ID: 102 Parent1 ID: 100 Child2
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Unformatted text preview: ID: 103 P1 ID100 C1 ID104 P2 ID102 C2 ID105 P3 ID101 C3 ID106 P4 ID103 C4 ID107 Figure: Fork Result Consequently, the print result would be: A: 101, 0, 0 Tier1: Parent A: 0, 0, 0 Tier1: Child B: 101, 0, 0 Tier2: Parent1 B: 101, 102, 0 Tier2: Child1 B: 0, 0, 0 Tier2: Parent2 B: 0, 103, 0 Tier2: Child2 C: 101, 102, 104 Tier3: Parent1 C: 101, 102, 0 Tier3: Child1 C: 101, 0, 105 Tier3: Parent2 C: 101, 0, 0 Tier3: Child2 C: 0, 103, 106 Tier3: Parent3 C: 0, 103, 0 Tier3: Child3 C: 0, 0, 107 Tier4: Parent4 C: 0, 0, 0 Tier4: Child4 Notice: Since processes maybe execute randomly, and the process id is also assigned randomly, so above is not the only right answer. However, your answer will be graded using the principle described above....
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