Notes: Operative Systems – Part 2

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  • Dispatcher
  • Scheduling criteria
  • Optimization criteria
  • Scheduling algorithm goals
  • First-come, first-served scheduling (FCFS)
  • Shortest-job-first Scheduling (SJR)
  • Shortest Remaining Time Next (SRTF)
  • Pre-empty Shortest-job-first (PSJR)
  • CPU burst
  • Priority scheduling
  • Round Robin (RR)
  • Time quantum
  • Context switch time
  • Multilevel queue
  • Multilevel feedback queue (MFQ)
  • Real-time scheduling
  • Flow of control
  • Fair scheduling
  • Work-conserving
  • Non-work-conserving
  • Organization of Linux kernel
  • Privilege modes
  • System calls

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  • Software and Hardware structure
  • Application Binary Interface (ABI)
  • Application Programming Interface (API)
  • Memory hierarchy
  • Hard drives
  • Interrupt processing
  • What is an Operating System (OS)
  • CPU privilege levels
  • Process
  • Memory layout of a typical process
  • Multiple processes sharing main memory
  • Process creation
  • Process hierarchy tree
  • Exec(), wait(), fork(), waitpid(), sleep(), and exit() functions
  • Orphan process
  • Zombie process
  • Possible process states
  • Kernel-level data structure
  • Process management
  • Memory management
  • File management
  • System call
  • Inter-process Communication (IPC)
  • Semaphores, signals, shared memory, sockets, pipes
  • Parent-child communication using pipes
  • read() and write() functions
  • Error handling
  • Handling signals
  • SigChild
  • CPU scheduling
  • Process life-cycle
  • CPU-bound process
  • I/O-bound process

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