book cover Operating System Concepts Essentials
Eight Edition
Avi Silberschatz
Peter Baer Galvin
Greg Gagne

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Chapter Formats Last Updated
Part 1: Overview
1. Introduction ppt, pdf Jan 8, 2011
2. Operating-System Structures ppt, pdf Jan 14, 2011
Part 2: Process Management
3. Processes ppt, pdf Sep 24, 2013
4. Threads ppt, pdf Jan 27, 2011
5. CPU Scheduling ppt, pdf Feb 12, 2011
6. Process Synchronization ppt, pdf Feb 22, 2011
Part 3: Memory Management
7. Main Memory ppt, pdf March 10, 2011
8. Virtual Memory ppt, pdf March 10, 2011
Part 4: Storage Management
9. File-System Interface ppt, pdf March 31, 2011
10. File-System Implementation ppt, pdf May 19, 2011
11. Mass-Storage Structure ppt, pdf April 18, 2011
12. I/O Systems ppt, pdf April 23, 2011
Part 5: Protection and Security
13. Protection ppt, pdf April 25, 2011
14. Security ppt, pdf May 1, 2011
Part 6: Case Studies
15. The Linux System ppt, pdf May 1, 2011
16. Windows 7 ppt, pdf Jan 3, 2011
A. The FreeBSD System ppt, pdf Nov 25, 2010
B. The Mach System No slides .
C. Windows 2000 ppt, pdf Nov 25, 2010

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