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CS3224 - 1. Intro

CS3224 - 1. Intro - CS3224 Chapter One CS3224 Operating...

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CS3224 Chapter One 3/9/2009 Sterling 1 3/9/2009 Sterling - CS3224 1 CS3224 Operating Systems Introduction • Administrivia What’s the course about? • History Hardware basics System Structure 3/9/2009 Sterling - CS3224 2 Administrivia – Website. cis.poly.edu/jsterling/cs3224 – Text: Modern Operating Systems ; Tanenbaum. Read the material before the lecture. – Instructor: Sterling; [email protected] ; • LC117 Office hours: See my website: http://cis.poly.edu/jsterling – Projects: Two projects. Work in pairs or alone. Your choice. Pick your partner soon. First project starts in a couple of weeks. Each project is 15% of the grade.
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CS3224 Chapter One 3/9/2009 Sterling 2 3/9/2009 Sterling - CS3224 3 Administrivia – Exams: One midterm (30%) Final Exam (40%) Closed book. Questions include multiple choice, short answer, essay and code. Optional Homework Hard copy turned in at the beginning of class. Can only help your grade. If you have questions, ask in class and we’ll go over them. After all, as usual, if you’re confused, someone else is too. – Coverage Core material: chaps 1-6. Unix and Windows details: chaps 10 & 11 Additional material on virtualization (in chap 7) and security (chap 9) Some outside material, too. There will be handouts/links as needed. 3/9/2009 Sterling - CS3224 4 What’s the course about? Will we write an OS in this course? – No. Will we learn how to do super cool things with Windows or Unix? – No
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