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Unformatted text preview: CS 3204 Operating Systems Midterm Spring 2004 1 V I R G I N I A P O L Y T E C H N I C I N S T I T U T E A N D S T A T E U N I V E R S I T Y U T P R O S I M Instructions: Print your name in the space provided below. This examination is closed book and closed notes. No calculators or other computing devices may be used. Answer each question in the space provided. If you need to continue an answer onto the back of a page, clearly indicate that and label the continuation with the question number. If you want partial credit, justify your answers, even when justification is not explicitly required. There are xx questions, priced as marked. The maximum score is 100. When you have completed the test, sign the pledge at the bottom of this page and turn in the test. Note that either failing to return this test, or discussing its content with a student who has not taken it is a violation of the Honor Code. Do not start the test until instructed to do so! N a m e printed Pledge: On my honor, I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid on this examination. signed CS 3204 Operating Systems Midterm Spring 2004 2 1. [10 points] Consider two processes, P1 and P2, on a multi-tasking operating system with a single CPU. In each of the following situations would it be preferable for the OS to force a context switch and schedule another process? following situations would it be preferable for the OS to force a context switch and schedule another process?...
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- Spring '08
- Operating Systems