Operating Systems – May 2011

Part – A

    1. Write about shell.
    2. What is a process?
    3. What is meant by signaling?
    4. What is meant by synchronization?
    5. Discuss about dynamic linking.
    6. What is a trashing?
    7. Write about unification of files and devices.
    8. How a file block is located? Explain.
    9. Write the types of resources.
    10. What is a file descriptor?

Part – B

Unit -I

  1. Explain briefly about operating system interface.
  2. Explain how a process is created? Discuss about process states.

Unit -II

  1. Write about producer-consumer and client-server.
  2. Explain about semaphores with suitable-example

Unit -III

  1. Discuss about memory management
  2. Write about page replacement algorithms with examples.

Unit -IV

  1. Write short notes on the following:
    1. Disk controllers
    2. Disk caching
  2. Write about security and protection in operating system

Unit -V

  1. Explain briefly about Resource Management.
  2. Discuss about client-server model with suitable example.

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