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NOS feedback (2000/2002)

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Exam Dates

Napier Students (2000/2001):

Module number

Date

Room

NOS (CO32010)

Tuesday, 23 January 2001, 9:30-11:30am [Timetable]

N/K

Exam Syllubus

Section

Title

Notes

A. Operating Systems

4.2

Multithreading and threading

 

4.3

Interrupts (on PCs)

 

4.6

Vitual Machine Manager

 

B. Scheduling

5.1

Introduction

Understand the different scheduling queues

5.2

Higher-level primitives

 

5.3

Signals, pipes and task switching (UNIX implementation)

 

5.4

Messages

 

5.5

Microsoft Windows scheduling

 

5.7

UNIX process control

 

C. Distributed Processing

6.1

Introduction

 

6.2

Interprocess communications

 

6.3

Flags and semaphores

 

6.4

RPC

 

D. Distributed File Systems

7.1

Introduction

 

7.2

Representation of Data

 

7.3

NFS

 

7.4

NFS Protocol

No need to state all the procedures, just and understand of the basic set.

E. Routing Protocols

16.1

Introduction

 

16.2

Routing fundamentals

 

16.3

Routing protocol techniques

Understand the difference between link-state and distance vector.

16.4

RIP

 

16.4

OSPF

 

F. NOS

22.1

Introduction

 

22.2

Microsoft Windows

 

22.3

UNIX

 

22.4

NetWare

Ignore IPX, SPX, SAP and RIP formats.

22.5

NDS

Read all the sections of this.

Coursework submission

Monday 29 January 2001, 5pm
Submit a printed copy to the Programmes Office, School of Computing, Craiglockhart. If possible, please also submit a ZIP'ed copy of the file by disk or as an attachment to an e-mail (the best courseworks may be added to the CNDS/DCC WWW page). If you are submitting by e-mail, please use the NOS coursework submission title in the Subject field (it makes it easier for us to filter them), and details of yourself, your programme and your matriculation number in the body of the e-mail.

Past Papers

Exam Paper (Jan 2001)

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