COMS20012

Lecture 5 - Introduction to Operating Systems

The material is subdivided in small videos.

Please, watch the videos and go through the reading material in your own time.

Also remember to work on the accompanying exercises sheet

Textbook is Doeppner, Thomas W., Operating Systems in Depth unless stated otherwise.

Video Links Reading Material
A brief history of operating systems video (35min) pdf ppt Textbook 1.2 (page 4)
Labs Introduction video (41min) pdf ppt N/A
OS Structure video (21min) pdf ppt Textbook 1.3.1 (page 12)
Synchronization Primitives video (15min) pdf ppt Textbook 2.2.3 (page 56) and 2.2.4 (page 76)
Implementing spinlocks video (8min) pdf ppt N/A
Implementing semaphores video (7min) pdf ppt N/A

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