Operating system the operating system as a whole

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Unformatted text preview: ts and exceptions. operating system: The operating system as a whole includes the kernel, and may include other related programs that provide services for applications. This may include things like: – utility programs – command interpreters – programming libraries CS350 Operating Systems Fall 2013 Intro 5 Schematic View of an Operating System User Programs system call results system calls user−space system call interface kernel Operating System Kernel commands and data data and interrupts Resources CS350 Operating Systems Fall 2013 Intro 6 Operating System Abstractions • The execution environment provided by the OS includes a variety of abstract entities that can be manipulated by a r...
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