CS411/511. Operating Systems

Homework 1 - due April 5, 1999


Chapter 1: Review Questions 1.1, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, and 1.10

Chapter 2: Review Questions 2.3 and 2.5

Chapter 3: Answer the following questions about policies and mechanisms:

  1. What is an advantage of separating policy from mechanism in designing any piece of software (including OSs)?

  2. Give three examples of software policies versus mechanisms.