Midterm Fall 2010

Midterm Fall 2010 - Midterm Fall 2010 Name:_ _ Question...

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Midterm Fall 2010 Name:_______________________________________________________________ _ Question Max. Current True/False 5 pts. Short Questions 1-4 20 pts. Short Questions 5-8 20 pts. 9. 20 pts. 10. 20 pts. 11. 15 pts. Total: Part 1. True False Questions
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____ ELF stands for Executable Link Format. ____ A process has a stack for every thread it contains. ____ A process ID may be reused ____ Race conditons are more likely to happen in multiprocessor machines. ____ In POSIX threads, the thread calling fork will create a child process that is a copy of the parent inclluding all the threads in the process. Part 2. Short questions. 2. (5 pts.) Write down the fields of an i-node 3. (5 pts.) Explain what is deadlock and what is starvation and give an example of each. 4. (5 pts.) What are the advantages and disadvantages of using threads vs. using processes? 5. (5 pts) Mention three important files that are stored in /etc in UNIX.
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