Unix Interview Questions
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What is a Region?

1 2551

What are the events done by the Kernel after a process is being swapped out from the main memory?


What do you mean by u-area (user area) or u-block?

6 18046

What is Fork swap?

Infosys, SSI Small Scale Industries,

1 2463

What is Expansion swap?


1 5200

What are the processes that are not bothered by the swapper? Give Reason.

1 2618

What do you mean by nice value?

4 6741

How to setup display for a remote system?

3 3155

How to remove weird filenames?

1 3185

What are the Unix system calls for I/O?

4 9065

Describe the mount and unmount system calls?

2 9316

Describe the initial process sequence while the system boots up?

4 8228

What are various IDs associated with a process?

4 7805

What are the system calls used for process management:

5 15630

what does a process mean?


7 6558

Un-Answered Questions { Unix }

Explain how and when a DNS request is solved when a user tries to surf to the site www.abcdeg.in .Assume the user machine uses a local name server and sits on another network other than www.abcdef.in.


how to sort the content of the file based on numeric values


Why does it take so long to detect that the peer died?


I am new to Unix and Unix Shell scripting could you guide me on how to go about these subjects and where to start from with concern to Oracle?. I also would like to know where does UNIX shell Scripting help in terms of development of a application in Oracle? I have no clue in the subject so do help me. Thank You Neelima


Am using Mac OS 10.4.11 on an Imac (PPC) Internal hard disk got named disk0s3 and will not mount. What commands can be used in TERMINAL to rename the internal hard disk to C96?


How do I convert a string into an internet address?


what is output mkvg pvname


what is difference between milestone and run-levels in Solaris ?


What is the difference between read() and recv()?


In detail elaborate the system? What is driver?


Why does the sockets buffer fill up sooner than expected?


How can I set the timeout for the connect() system call?


. Using sed and grep, write a command which lists files and directories with following properties: (i) created in 1999 (ii) with user's as owner and group


why unix commands simpler rather than complex task


hw will u use awk in replacing cahrs and files