Operating Systems Design and Implementation

ISBN-10: 0131429388

ISBN-13: 9780131429383

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

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Description: For introductory courses on computer operating systems. Revised to address the latest version of MINIX (MINIX 3), this streamlined, simplified new edition remains the only operating systems text to first explain relevant principles, then demonstrate their applications using a Unix-like operating system as a detailed example. It has been especially designed for high reliability, for use in embedded systems, and for ease of teaching.

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Book details

List price: $218.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/4/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1080
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.982
Language: English

Introduction
What is an Operating System?
History of Operating Systems
Operating System Concepts
System Calls
Operating System Structure
Outline of the Rest of This Book
Summary
Processes
Introduction to Processes
Interprocess Communication
Classical IPC Problems
Scheduling
Overview of Processes in Minix 3
Implementation of Processes in Minix 3
The System Task in Minix 3
The Clock Task in Minix 3
Summary
Input/Output
Principles of I/O Hardware
Principles of I/O Software
Deadlocks
Overview OF I/O in Minix 3
Block Devices in Minix 3
Ram Disks
Disks
Terminals
Summary
Memory Management
Basic Memory Management
Swapping
Virtual Memory
Page Replacement Algorithms
Design Issues for Paging Systems
Segmentation
Overview of the Minix 3 Process Manager
Implementation of the Minix 3 Process Manager
Summary
File Systems
Files
Directories
File System Implementation
Security
Protection Mechanisms
Overview of the Minix 3 File System
Implementation of the Minix 3 File System
Summary
Reading List and Bibliography
Suggestions For Further Reading
Alphabetical Bibliography
Installing Minix 3
Minix 3 Source Code Listing
Index to Filesindex
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