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Unformatted text preview: Full Name: CS 351 Spring 2007 Midterm Exam March 21, 2007 Instructions: This exam is closed-book, closed-notes. Write your full name on the front, and make sure that your exam is not missing any sheets. Show your answers in the space provided for each problem. If you make a mess, clearly indicate your final answer. The problems are of varying difficulty. The point value of each problem is indicated. Pile up the easy points quickly and then come back to the ones youre stuck on. Good luck! 1 (/16) : 2 (/12) : 3 (/10) : 4 (/8) : TOTAL (/46) : Page 1 of 6 Problem 1. (16 points): For each of the following problems, provide a short , 1-3 sentence answer. Please do not use more than the space provided for each question. 1. List the key abstractions provided by modern operating systems to processes. 2. Explain the difference between asynchronous hardware exceptions (a.k.a. interrupts) and synchronous exceptions, and give an example of each....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2009 for the course CS 351 taught by Professor Saelee during the Spring '09 term at Illinois Tech.
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