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Functions and Characteristics of an Operating System
The System Nucleus
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address map address space algorithm associative store banker's algorithm batch systems buffer capability segment central file descriptor central processor chapter critical section current process data structures deadlock DEC System-10 delete described device descriptor device handler disc discussed dispatcher dump ensure entry example executing fault filing system functions hardware I/O procedure implemented index block input inter-process communication interrupt handler IORB job control languages job description line printer main memory memory location multi-access MULTICS mutex occur organisation output overhead page table paper operating system parameters particular performed peripheral pointer policies possible priority privileges process descriptor process structure processor queue program address program counter protection recovery reliability request queue resource allocation resource requests runnable scheduler secondary memory segment table semaphore signal operation stream supervisor mode tape technique user process virtual machine virtual memory wait and signal wait operation word number