Unformatted text preview: of machine instructions and registers, etc.; role of the compiler ± Linking and loading: static and dynamic linking, scoping ± Processes: dual-mode operation, context switching, mode switching, process states ± Unix process API, system call use, use of signals ± Memory management: dynamic storage management, explicit algorithms and automatic storage management (garbage collection); memory debugging tools ± Unix I/O, Standard I/O Our textbook covers this material in Chapters 1, 3, 5-8, and 11. The midterm may also contain questions related to projects 1 to 3 and exercises 1-6....
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- Fall '11
- Computer multitasking, usual class time