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CS439: Principles of Computer Systems

Homework 5, Part 1

Due: 8:45a Friday, March 6, 2015

Part 1 of the homeworks must be submitted electronically. Please refer to the homework turnin instructions.

  1. True/False: Starvation implies deadlock.
    Explain.

  2. What are overlays? How and why were they created?

  3. What is a virtual address? What is a physical address? How do they relate to each other?

  4. What causes a memory exception? What is the end result for the running process?

  5. Name two advantages of paging over relocation.