E change in processor state user process event

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Unformatted text preview: brary Processes 7 University of Washington ExcepJons ¢  An excep&on is transfer of control to the operaJng system (OS) in response to some event (i.e., change in processor state) User Process event I_current I_next OS excep/on •  return to I_current • return to I_next • abort excep/on processing by excep&on handler ¢  ¢  Examples: div by 0, page fault, I/O request completes, Ctrl-­‐C How does the system know where to jump to in the OS? Processes 8 University of Washington Interrupt Vectors ExcepJon numbers code for excepJon handler 0 ExcepJon Table 0 1 2 n-1 ... ¢  code for excepJon handler 1 ¢  code for excepJon handler 2 ¢  ... Each type of event has a unique excepJon number k k = index into excepJon table (a.k.a. interrupt vector) Handler k is called each Jme excepJon k occurs code for excepJon handler n-­‐1 Processes 9 University of Washington Asynchronous ExcepJons (Interrupts) ¢  Caused by events external to the processor §  Indicated by se`ng the processor’s interrupt pin(s) (wire into CPU) §  Handler returns to “next” instruc:on ¢  Examples: §  I/O interrupts hi`ng Ctrl-­‐C on the keyboard §  clicking a mouse buaon or tapping a touchscreen §  arrival of a packet from a network §  arrival of data from a disk §  Hard reset interrupt §  hi`ng the reset buaon on front panel §  So] reset interrupt §  hi`ng Ctrl-­‐Alt-­‐Delete on a PC §  Processes 10 University of Washington Synchronous ExcepJons ¢  Caused by events that occur as a result of execuJng an instrucJon: §  Traps Inten:onal: transfer control to OS to perform some func:on §  Examples: system calls, breakpoint traps, special instruc:ons §  Returns control to “next” instruc:on §  Faults §  Uninten:onal but possibly recoverable §  Examples: page faults (recoverable), segment protec:on faults (unrecoverable), integer divide-­‐by-­‐zero excep:ons (unrecoverable) §  Either re-­‐executes faul:ng (“current”) instruc:on or aborts §  Aborts §  Uninten:onal and unrecoverable §  Examples: parity error, machine check §  Aborts current program §  Processes 11 University of Washington Trap Example: Opening File ¢  ¢  User calls: open(filename, options) Func:on open executes system call instruc:on int 0804d070 <__libc_open>: . . . 804d082: cd 80 804d084: 5b . . . User Process int pop int pop $0x80 %ebx OS excep/on open file returns ¢  ¢  OS must find or create file, get it ready for reading or wri:ng Returns integer file descriptor Processes 12 University of Washington Fault Example: Page Fault ¢  ¢  User writes to memory loca:on That por:on (page) of user’s memory is currently on disk 80483b7: c7 05 10 9d 04 08 0d User Process movl ¢  ¢  movl $0xd,0x8049d10 OS excep/on: page fault returns ¢  int a[1000]; main () { a[500] = 13; } Create page and load into memory Page handler must load page into physical memory Returns to faul:ng instruc:on: mov is executed again! Successful on second try Processes 13 University of Washington Fault Example: Invalid Memory Reference int a[1000]; main () { a[5000] = 13; } 80483b7: c7 05 60 e3 04 08 0d User Process movl movl $0xd,0x804e360 OS excep/on: page fault detect invalid address signal process ¢  ¢  ¢  Page handler detects invalid address Sends SIGSEGV signal to user process User process exits with “segmenta:on fault” Processes 14 University of Wash...
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