This book qprovides the practical course text to the operaing systems required by the majority of degree and HND courses in computing. It uses as a basis the familiar operating systems of UNIX, MSDOS and Windows.q - back cover.Hardware solution A common hardware solution to the mutual exclusion problem is a machine instruction called test-and-set. As the name implies, this instruction combines the actions of testing a variable and consequently setting it to aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Operating Systems Incorporating UNIX and Windows|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning EMEA - 2003|