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Assignment 1 includes chapter 1, 2, 3 and 4 1. What is a Kernel, and where is it loaded? (1 Mark) the kernel is a computer program that manages input/output requests from software, and translates them into data processing instructions for the central processing unit and other electronic components of a computer. The kernel is a fundamental part of a modern computer's operating system. The critical code of the kernel is usually loaded into a protected area of memory, which prevents it from being overwritten by other. 2. What are the possible process states? Give a simple description of each state. (1 Mark) The state of a process is defined as the current activity of the process. Process can have one of the following five states at a time. 1-New The process is being created. 2-Ready The process is waiting to be assigned to a processor. Ready processes are waiting to have the processor allocated to them by the operating system so that they can run.
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  • Fall '16
  • Arno
  • Central processing unit, Computer program, possible process states

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