Operating Systems AllOther Interview Questions
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Method used for Disk searching.. a.linked list b.AVL c.B-tree d. binary tree

Hughes, KKR,

3 7219

which one of following is not memory management model? choices are buddy system, monitors, paging, swapping

Satyam, Hughes,

6 6945

One solution for deadlock prevention for dining philosopher's problem


3 6617

Which of following is used for back-up files? (a) compress (b) Tar (c) make (d) all the above


1 3094

In the process table entry for the kernel process, the process id value is a) 0 b) 1 c) 2 d) 255 e) it does not have a process table entry

IBM, Aspire, Saigun Technologies,

4 11177

One Gigabyte =?( 2 power30 , 2 power 20 ,2 power 10 none)


4 7516

DMA - abbrevation (Direct Memory Access,Discrete memory Access,Disk memoryaccess)


4 3871

How does the scheduler know the time how it should be scheduled.


1 5544

What is deadlock? How do you avoid it?


9 45688

What is a semaphore?

TCS, Persistent, Motorola,

20 39855

Virtual memory size depends on [a] address lines [b] data bus [c] disc space [d] a & c [e] none

Wipro, Satyam, Infosys, TCS, SafeNet, VIT Infotech,

15 22768

what are Prerequisites to Install Active Directory in windows 2000 server?


3 3815

Which is your favorite editor, shell, programming shell and why?



What operating systems provide threads?

5 3771

What is TSY?

CMC, TATA, Samsung,

4 6137

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what are latest technologies ? and how will keep yourself up to date ?


discuss the procedures to evaluate disk excess time


i want information about real time operating systems because i have an interview tomoorow in valeo company.


The flushing policy is described in the subsection on process migration strategies: a) From the perspective of the source, which other strategy does flushing resembles? b) From the perspective of the target, which other strategy does flushing resemble?


Some operating system have a tree structured file system but limits the depth of the tree to some small number of levels. what effect does this limit have on users? How does this simplify file system (if it does)?


what is ms configure?


Which is your favorite editor, shell, programming shell and why?


iam free downloading the KK Dictionery to my system but that is not installed yet. can anybody tell be why this happen and what the system have to install the software.


1) What is an Virtual memory? 2) How do we test API's in both Windows/Linux/Unix? 3) What is an IOCTL? 4) How do you open a char device through API's? 5) What is major num/ minor num? 6) What is the max num for minor num? 7) Who gives you the major / minor numbers? 8) Reverse a string using recursive func. 9) fork/vfork/clone. 10) What does fork returns? 11) What is a zombie process? 12) What happens when a child completes before parent tries to wait for it? 13) Interrupt handlers, top-hdnl....?


Directories can be implemented either as "special files" that can only be accessed in limited ways, or as ordinary data files. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each approach?


In the token-passing mutual exclusion algorithm, is the timestamping used to reset clocks and correct drifts, as in the distributed queue algorithms? if not, what is the function of the timestamping?


Dear All, When the patches are installed in the server OS, how will we know that which patch is the latest patch?


Give some examples of use of thread in a single user multiprocessing system


why we make plex offline online in vxvm?


what kind of operating(s)systems would be needed (and explain why) in an environment where there exist various cluster of networks which are all interconnected in different geographical areas with strong emphasis on online applicating process.