CS1252 Operating Systems Syllabus

CS1252        OPERATING SYSTEMS                    3  0  0  100

AIM
To have a thorough knowledge of processes, scheduling concepts, memory management, I/O and file systems in an operating system.

OBJECTIVES
•    To have an overview of different types of operating systems
•    To know the components of an operating system.
•    To have a thorough knowledge of process management
•    To have a thorough knowledge of storage management
•    To know the concepts of I/O and file systems.

UNIT I                                            9
Introduction - Mainframe systems – Desktop Systems – Multiprocessor Systems – Distributed Systems – Clustered Systems – Real Time Systems – Handheld Systems - Hardware Protection -
System Components – Operating System Services – System Calls – System Programs - Process Concept – Process Scheduling – Operations on Processes – Cooperating Processes – Inter-process Communication.

UNIT II                                            9
Threads – Overview – Threading issues - CPU Scheduling – Basic Concepts – Scheduling Criteria – Scheduling Algorithms – Multiple-Processor Scheduling – Real Time Scheduling - The Critical-Section Problem – Synchronization Hardware – Semaphores – Classic problems of Synchronization – Critical regions – Monitors.

UNIT III                                        9
System Model – Deadlock Characterization – Methods for handling Deadlocks -Deadlock Prevention – Deadlock avoidance – Deadlock detection – Recovery from Deadlocks - Storage Management  – Swapping – Contiguous Memory allocation – Paging – Segmentation – Segmentation with Paging.

UNIT IV                                        9
Virtual Memory  – Demand Paging – Process creation – Page Replacement – Allocation of frames – Thrashing - File Concept – Access Methods – Directory Structure – File System Mounting – File Sharing – Protection

UNIT V                                            9
File System Structure – File System Implementation – Directory Implementation – Allocation Methods – Free-space Management. Kernel I/O Subsystems - Disk Structure – Disk Scheduling – Disk Management – Swap-Space Management. Case Study: The Linux System, Windows    

                                    TOTAL : 45
    TEXT BOOK
1.    Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Baer Galvin and Greg Gagne, “Operating System Concepts”, Sixth Edition, John Wiley & Sons (ASIA) Pvt. Ltd, 2003.

REFERENCES
1.    Harvey M. Deitel, “Operating Systems”, Second Edition, Pearson Education Pvt. Ltd, 2002.
2.    Andrew S. Tanenbaum, “Modern Operating Systems”, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd, 2003.
3.    William Stallings, “Operating System”, Prentice Hall of India, 4th Edition, 2003.
4.    Pramod Chandra P. Bhatt – “An Introduction to Operating Systems, Concepts and Practice”, PHI, 2003.

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