Operating Systems – December 2010

Part – A

    1. What are control Registers ?
    2. What are the Services provided by any operating system?
    3. Write about disk driver sub system.
    4. Explain synchronization.
    5. Explain about memory management and its levels.
    6. Define linking and relocating.
    7. Define platter
    8. Define cylinder
    9. How one the resources protected ?
    10. What is Authentication ?

Part – B

Unit -I

  1. Explain in detail about virtual computers.
  2. Explain about hierarchical file naming system.

Unit -II

  1. What one the conditions for deadlock to occur ? Explain two-phase locking.
  2. What are message-passing variations ?

Unit -III

  1. Explain about paging.
  2. What is page replacement ? Explain swapping.

Unit -IV

  1. Briefly explain about devices and controllers.
  2. Define raid devices and explain its functionality.

Unit -V

  1. Discuss about user authentication in detail.
  2. What are the types of resource in Operating Systems?

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