Week 6 Individual Work Pg. 267-268
4) Distinguish between a logical address and a physical address.
Logical addresses are a relative address that consists of a base address and an off set from the
Physical addresses are memory a
Week 8 Individual Work
1) Explain client/server mode.
Client server mode each server module performs a single service such as a File service, a memory
service, and so on. A client module request services by sending a message to the server mod
Chapter 7 Review Questions Pg. 176
4) Why must a disk be formatted before use?
Hard disks, which are the primary storage devices on your computer, need to be formatted before
you can use them. Formatting a disk means configuring the disk with a file syste
Chapter 3 Review Questions Pg. 67
1) Identify the components of machine language instruction.
There are four parts in machine language load, load, add, and store.
2) Distinguish between an absolute address and a relative address.
a) Absolute addresses are
Week 5 Individual Work Pg. 208-209
5) Explain how you exit a program. Explain how to shut down the system.
You can quit a program by opening the file menu and selecting quit or close from the menu or by
clicking on the X button in the top rig
Week 7 Individual Work Pg. 286-287
3) The task of accessing physical devices is divided between IO.SYS and MSDOS.SYS. Briefly
explain the function performed by these two modules. Why does it make sense to split these sets
Chapter 18 Individual Work Pgs. 475-476
4) What is a service? What is a server?
a) (1) A specific task, often a system task, that supports another program. (2) Under Windows XP, a
Win32 program (such as event log , spooler, and so on) that is run automati
Week 9 Individual Work
4) Distinguish an image from a process.
A users routine is viewed as an image, defined by Ritchie and Thompson as an execution environment
that consists of program data storage, the contents of general purpose registers
Chapter 14 Review Questions (Pg. 364)
1) Identify the four primary layers in the functional view of OS X.
Darwin, the graphics subsystem, the application environments, and the Aqua user interface.
5) What is Darwin? Identify Darwins two basic layers.
1. A. Briefly what is an operating system? A computer program designed to run your
computer to help you interact with its hardware and other software.
B. What is an interface? An interface can be broke down three ways. The first is called a
Chapter 5 Review Questions Pg.s 112-113
4) What is a batch command file? Why are batch files used?
a) A batch file is an unformatted text file that contains one or more commands and has
a .bat or .cmd file name extension. When you type the file name at th