Computer Science 318
An introduction to operating systems. Emphasis is on the fundamentals of how to design and implement an operating system. Topics include operating system structure, processes, threads, synchronizations, concurrent programming, interprocess communications, virtual memory, I/O device management, and file systems.
Lectures: Mon & Wed 11:00am - 12:30pm, Friend Center 008
Precept: Mon 7:30 - 8:20pm, Computer Science Building 105
Jaswinder P. Singh, Computer Science Building 324, Phone: 8-5329, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: Monday 1:30 - 3:00pm
Colleen Kenny-McGuinley, Computer Science Building 210, Phone: 8-1746, Email: email@example.com
|Lance Goodridgefirstname.lastname@example.org||Friend 010||Friday 3:00 - 5:00pm|
|James Heppenstallemail@example.com||Friend 010||Thursday 7:00 - 9:00pm|
|Perry Catefirstname.lastname@example.org||Friend 010||Sunday 11:00am - 1:00pm|
|Antony Toronemail@example.com||Friend 010||Wednesday 6:00 - 8:00pm|
|Gerry Wanfirstname.lastname@example.org||Friend 010||Saturday 12:00 - 2:00pm|
COS 217 and 226 or instructor's permission.
Andrew S. Tanenbaum and Herbert Bos, Modern Operating Systems, 4th edition, Prentice Hall., 2014
Van Gilluwe, Frank. The undocumented PC : a programmer's guide to I/O, CPUs, and fixed memory areas. On reserve in Engineering Library.
Shanley, Tom. Protected mode software architecture / MindShare, Inc. On reserve in Engineering Library.
IA-32 Intel Architecture Software Developer's Manual, Volume 3: System Programming Guide
The main venue for course announcements and questions will be Piazza: [Enroll in Piazza forum here]
As a backup, some course announcements may be distributed through the course's listserv: email@example.com [subscribe here].
All students need to enable their UNIX accounts. The instructions can be found here.