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Previous Year Exam Questions for Advanced Operating System - AOS of 2018 - BPUT by Bput Toppers

  • Advanced Operating System - AOS
  • 2018
  • PYQ
  • Biju Patnaik University of Technology Rourkela Odisha - BPUT
  • Information Technology Engineering
  • B.Tech
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Registration No : Total Number of Pages : 01 B.Tech PIT7G002 7th Semester Regular Examination 2018-19 ADVANCE OPERATING SYSTEM BRANCH : IT Time : 3 Hours Max Marks: 100 Q.CODE : E459 Answer Question No.1 (Part-1) which is compulsory, any EIGHT from Part-II and any TWO from Part-III. The figures in the right-hand margin indicate marks. Q1 a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) j) Q2 a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) j) k) l) Q3 Part- I Short Answer Type Questions (Answer All-10) Mention the function of operating system. What actions are taken by kernel to context switch between kernel level threads? Distinguish between multi programming and multi-processing. How does Lamport’s algorithm guarantees mutual exclusion? Define communication primitives. What is fault tolerance? State the significance and its use. Mention the issues in load distributing. Write the difference between loosely coupled and tightly coupled system with suitable example. Define global atomicity. Give an example. List the communication methodology in LINUX operating system. Part- II Focused-Short Answer Type Questions- (Answer Any EIGHT out of TWELVE) What are the main issues in designing a transparent RPC mechanism? Describe banker’s algorithm for deadlock avoidance with suitable example. Explain the principle and purpose of Lamport’s logical clock. Discuss the issues in load distribution in distributed operating system. Elaborate SUN network file system. Discuss different operations associated with processors of memory management unit. Explain fault tolerance in distributed file system. Explain characteristics of real time operating systems. Explain Hierarchical deadlock detection algorithm in distributed file system. Explain the memory management techniques in LINUX system with proper illustrations. Explain the function and use of priority ceiling protocol. Write short note on mobile operating system. Part-III Long Answer Type Questions (Answer Any TWO out of FOUR) State the scheduling criteria for process and explain different scheduling algorithms with examples in details. (2 x 10) (6 x 8) (16) Q4 State the principle of mutual exclusion and explain the distributed mutual exclusion algorithm. (16) Q5 Compare and contrast event driven scheduling and table-driven scheduling. (16) Q6 What is meant by inter process communication? Explain in detail. (16)

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