FinalReview - Final Review for CSSE 340 Operating Systems...

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Final Review for CSSE 340 Operating Systems By Dr. Yingwu Zhu Part 1: Chapters 1 and 2 Overview of Operating Systems Understand basic concepts such as DMA, Caching, Interrupt, System Calls, etc. Part 2: Process and Thread (Chapters 3 and 4) Understand Process Concepts including PCB, queues to manage processes, and process states Understand Thread concepts including user threads, kernel threads, multithreading models Understand the difference between Processes and Threads, See exercises 3.4 and 4.4 as examples Part 3: CPU scheduling (Chapter 5) Question: why multiprogramming? -- maximize CPU utilization Three types of schedulers: short-term, medium-term, and long-term. What and why? Scheduling criteria used to evaluate CPU scheduling: CPU utilization, turnaround time, waiting time, etc. Deeply understand CPU scheduling algorithms including FCFS, SJF, SRTF, Priority-based, and RR. Understand multilevel queue scheduling See exercises 5.1 – 5.7, and 5.10
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2011 for the course CSSE 250 taught by Professor Dr.yingwuzhu during the Spring '11 term at UH Clear Lake.

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FinalReview - Final Review for CSSE 340 Operating Systems...

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