IT 342 George Mason University Operating Systems Fundamentals? Questions Operating systems fundamentals
1.Describe how a page fault is handled?
2.What are file attributes?
3.What operations can be performed on files and directories? Why are some distinct?
4.Compare and contrast sequential to direct access.
5.How is a tree-structured directory different from a acyclic-graph directory?
6.What is the purpose of Swap?
7.What is the difference between RAID 1 and RAID 5?
8.What are the purposes of buffering?
9.Describe a typical Disk Drive and some issues that must be considered for its use?
10.What can effect the total time to fetch some data from a disk (access time)?
11.You are implementing a RAID storage system and have found a system with eight 100 GB drives. How much storage space will you have available for RAID0, RAID1, RAID5?