CS3224 Chapter One3/9/2009Sterling13/9/2009Sterling - CS32241CS3224 Operating Systems Introduction• Administrivia•What’s the course about? • History•Hardware basics•System Structure3/9/2009Sterling - CS32242Administrivia– Website. cis.poly.edu/jsterling/cs3224– Text: Modern Operating Systems; Tanenbaum. •Read the material beforethe 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 One3/9/2009Sterling23/9/2009Sterling - CS32243Administrivia– 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 beginningof 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.3/9/2009Sterling - CS32244What’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