M.Sc.

(INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)
(FIRST SEMESTER)EXAMINATION, 2012
(Held in February 2013)
(New Scheme)
OPERATING SYSTEM
PAPER: T-101
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
Maximum Marks—80

(1) No supplementary answer-book will be given to any candidate. Hence the
candidates should write the answers precisely in the Main answer-book only.

(2) All the parts of question should be answered at one place in the answer-book. One
complete question should not be answered at different places in the answer –book.


Attempt FIVE questions in out of nine
All question carry equal marks


1. (a) Discuss the role of operating system as resource managers.
(b) Write components of operating system.

2. What is virtual memory? Discuss the two key techniques of virtual
implantation, paging and segmentation.
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3. (a) Define the process Control Block (PCB)
(b) Define the direct Memory Access(DMA)
(c) Define the FCFS and SJF

4. (a) What is meant by term scheduler? What are different types of
Schedulers. Explain with example.
(b) What is the objective of scheduling? Explain the priority scheduling and
round robbing scheduling.

5. (a) Explain operating systems like Unix provide services both for programs
and users.
(b) Explain the Unix architecture , the role played by the kernel and shell in
sharing the workload.

6. (a) Explain Window 98 installation.
(b) What is deadlock? Explain deadlock avoidance and deadlock detection.

7. Compare the following:-
(a) Tightly coupled and Loosely coupled system
(b) Spooling and Buffering
(c) Process and Thread
(d) DOS and Windows.
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8. Write short notes on :-
(a) Remote Processor Control
(b) Virons and Worms
(c) Windows Explorer
(d) Taskbar and Toolbar.
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M.Sc.(Information Technology)
(FIRST SEMESTER)EXAMINATION, 2011
(Held in Jan,2011)
(New Scheme)
OPERATING SYSTEMS
PAPER: 114
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
Maximum Marks—80
Note:-
(1) No supplementary answer-book will be given to any candidate. Hence the
candidates should write the answers precisely in the Main answer-book only.

(2) All the parts of question should be answered at one place in the answer-book.
One complete question should not be answered at different places in the answer –
book.


Attempt FIVE questions in out of nine
All question carry equal marks


1. Differentiate between :
(a) Single user OS and Multiuser OS
(b) Paging and Segmmentation
(c) Multitasking and Multiprogramming
(d) Program and Process

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2. Explain the following DOS commands.
(a) COPY
(b) FORMAT
(c) DIR
(d) CHKDSK

3. (a) Discuss various page replacement strategies
(b) Write a note on Interrupts.

4. Explain the flowing UNIX commands :-
(a) Is
(b) Man
(c) Mv
(d) Cat
(e) Sort
(f) Chmod
(g) Wc
(h) Cal

5. Write short notes on (any two)
(a) Control Panel
(b) Windows Explorer
(c) Adding and Removing Hardware in Window’s 98

6. What is file management ? Explain various file access methods.

7. (a) Describe the process life cycle with the help of a process state
diagrams
(b) Explain different steps of windows 98 installation.

8. Describe various pre-emptive and non-preemptive scheduling
algorithms.
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M.Sc.(Information Technology)
(FIRST SEMESTER)EXAMINATION, 2009
(Held in Jan,2010)
(New Scheme)
OPERATING SYSTEMS
PAPER: 114
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
Maximum Marks—80
Note:-
(1) No supplementary answer-book will be given to any candidate. Hence the
candidates should write the answers precisely in the Main answer-book only.

(2) All the parts of question should be answered at one place in the answer-book.
One complete question should not be answered at different places in the answer –
book.


Attempt FIVE questions in out of nine
All question carry equal marks


1. (a) What do you mean by Application Software and System Software? On
what basis you can differentiate and Application Software from a
System Software ? Explain with the suitable example.
(b) How an end user, an application programmer and OS programmer use
different aspects (software and hardware ) of a computer?
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2. (a) What do you mean by Generation of Languages? Explain with suitable
examples the different generation of language.
(b) What do you mean by a compiler and an interpreter? What for they are
used? How will you differentiate them?
3. (a) What is an operating system? What do you mean by characteristics of
an operating system? Discuss and describe various characteristics of
operating systems.
4. What are process schedulers? Describes different types of schedulers.
What do you mean by the term ‘Good Process Mix’?
5. (a) How DOS is different from Windows and UNIX operating systems?
(b) What do you mean by booting sequence, commands, directory and file
with repect to DOS.?
6. (a) How will you configure modem in Windows?
(b) Describe the procedure of connecting to PPP and SLIP account in
Windows.
7. Explain the following:-
(a) Creating Windows peer-to-peer Network
(b) Compressing disks and partitions in Windows.
(c) Configuring keyboard and mouse in Windows
8. (a) What do you understand by shell script, shell and sub-shell variable.
(b) Write a shell script to print all prime numbers from 1 to 100.






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