Operating System
Question Write down the important features of command line interface and graphical user interface.
NU Year 2013
Question What is an Operating system? Write down the important goals of an operation system.
NU Year 2012
Question Distinguish between symmetric and asymmetric multi-processing systems.
NU Year 2012
Question What are the advantages of distributed system? Explain.
NU Year 2012
Question What is spooling? Discuss about the use of spooling.
NU Year 2012
Question What is a process? What are the different states of a process? Briefly explain about the contents of the process controll block (PCB).
NU Year 2012
Question What is co-operating process? Write the advantages of lnter Process CommunicatioaedPCs)?
NU Year 2012
Question Explain the difference between external and internal fragmentation.
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Question Explain the following allocation algorithms-first-fit
Question Figure out the abstract views of a computer system and describe the importance of operating system.
NU Year 2015
Question Mention major functions of operating system in regard to process management.
NU Year 2015
Question Write down the advantages of multi programming system.Define spooling.
NU Year 2015
Question Define system call. Mention major categories of system calls with examples.
NU Year 2015
Question Explain the virtual machine structure of operating system with its advantages and disadvantages.
NU Year 2015
Question What is process? Describe the operation of different process states with diagram.
NU Year 2015
Question What does ‘PCB’ stand for? Mention the types of process-specific information associated with PCB.
Question What do you understand about "Context Switch" and "IPC"?
NU Year 2015
Question Write down the main criteria of scheduling algorithms.
NU Year 2015
Question What are the differences between preemptive and non-preemptive scheduling?
NU Year 2015
Question What do you mean by dispatcher?
NU Year 2015
Question Consider the following set of processes. with the length of the CPU-burst time given in milliseconds Process Burst Time Priority p1 10 3 p2 1 1 p3 2 3 p4 1 4 p5 5 2The process are assume to have arrived in order p1 , p2 , p3 , p4 , p5 all at time 0
NU Year 2015