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Operating systems

  • B. S. Chalk
  • A. T. Carter
  • R. W. Hind
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Part of the Grassroots book series (GRASS)

Abstract

An operating system is a collection of system processes that manage the resources of a computer and control the running of user programs. The purpose of this chapter is to describe various hardware features that are used to support a typical microcomputer operating system.

Keywords

Critical Section Mutual Exclusion User Program Physical Address Address Translation 
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© B.S. Chalk, A.T. Carter and R.W. Hind 2004

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  • B. S. Chalk
  • A. T. Carter
  • R. W. Hind

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