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Unformatted text preview: content of these slots of a typical PCB. 4. The POSIX shared memory API defines four system calls shmget(), shmat(), shmdt(), and shmctl() that can be used for IPC. Describe the four system calls. 5. What are the benefits of multithreaded programming? 6. Textbook exercise 4.7 (page 147). Explain what happens. Test the code if in doubt. 7. What is a LWP (light-weight process)?...
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- Spring '11
- Operating Systems