Question: 1 what is preemption what is its purpose 2 what...
1) What is preemption? What is its purpose?
2) What is swapping? What is its purpose?
3) Name 5 major activities of an OS with respect to process management. Why is each required?
4) Why is a mode switch between threads cheaper than a mode switch between processes?
5) List 2 advantages of ULT’s vs KLTs.
6) List 2 advantages of KLT’s vs ULTs.
7) List 2 key design issues for an SMP operating system.