CS471/571 - Operating Systems
This is the website for CS471/571 - Operating Systems taught by Steve Baker
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- Lesson 1
Intro, Makefiles, GDB, Memory layout of a process, Kernel/User-space separation
- Lesson 2
In Unix, everything is a file, basic I/O system calls and pipes.
- Lesson 3
Unix process creation with fork() and execv*()
- Lesson 4
Installing Xv6 and building a simple user-space program.
- Lesson 5
Tracing through a system call in Xv6
- Lesson 6
Adding a simple system call to Xv6.
- Lesson 7
Virtual Memory & the TLB, malloc/free
- Lesson 8
POSIX Threads (pthreads) - multi-threaded programming.
- Lesson 9
The Xv6 Filesystem
- Lesson 10
POSIX Shared memory - shm_open() / mmap()
- Lesson 11
Dynamic Shared Libraries and dlopen()/dlsym()
- Lesson 12
Signals and signal handlers
- Virtual Terminals
Obtaining and setting up a psuedo-terminal