Lecture Notes on Operating Systems
by Marvin Solomon
Publisher: Unversity of Wisconsin -- Madison 2007
Intended as a general introduction to the techniques used to implement operating systems and related kinds of systems software. Among the topics covered will be process management; processor scheduling; deadlock prevention, avoidance, and recovery; main-memory management; virtual memory management; control of disks and other input/output devices; file-system structure and implementation; and protection and security.
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