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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 The synchronization of processes can be done more efficiently than the synchronization of threads. --FALSE A counting semaphore only uses two values: 0 and 1.--FALSE Different processes can call different procedures of the same monitor simultaneously. --FALSE Which of the following are not algorithms for mutual exclusion?--Diffie-Helman --Byzantine General algorithm --Bully algorithm MPEG is an acronym that stands for --Motion Pictures Experts Group Which of the following is not a type of failure discussed in the textbook?--Canonical failure Hides where a resource is located --Location Transparency Hides the differences in data representation and how a resource is accessed--Access Transparency Hides the failure and recovery of a resource --Failure Transparency Hides whether a resource is in memory or on a disk --Persistence Transparency Hides that a resource may be shared by several competitive users --Concurrent Transparency The concept of a monitor already exists in most procedure-oriented programming languages, such as C and Pascal.The concept of a monitor already exists in most procedure-oriented programming languages, such as C and Pascal....
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- Summer '08
- Operating Systems