Studies in Operating Systems
Presents the structure and technology of selected operating systems. Contains the descriptions of four key operating systems, which have made significant contributions to the operating systems development.
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Job Scheduling and Process Dispatching
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active allocation allowed amount assigned associated backing store base blocklets buffer called chain channel chapter checks code segment communication compiled completion consists console contains control card control point copy count created descriptor device disc dispatch document drum dump entry error execution field file block file directory file name flag four functions given halted hardware head indicate initiated input input/output interrupt length limit loaded magnetic tape main store maintains necessary object program occurs operator output overlay perform peripheral permanent pointer priority processor queue record reference release request resident restart routine sector segment selected space specified stack stack processor status storage stream structure supervisor terminated transfer transient unit waiting write zero