> OS 2008Fall Courses Course Description:
This is the introductory course in operating systems. You will learn how to build major components of an operating system. Our covered topics will include process management, process coordination, memory management, file systems, protection and security. This course will be taught with a "unique blend of English and Chinese". Students are encouraged to ask questions either in Chinese or English.
Proficiency in C++ programming
“Operating System Principles,
Seventh Edition” by Silberschatz, Galvin and Gagne (John Wiley & Sons).
Staff and Office Hours:
Hao-hua Chu (朱浩華), CSIE Room 518, email: hchu (AT) csie.ntu.edu.tw
王雋伯 (Artoo), CSIE Room 217, office Hour: Mon 3~5pm, email: artoowang (at) gmail.com
張育誠 (Yu-Chen), CSIE Room 336, email: edcyc.tw (at) gmail.com
許文昌, CSIE Room 502 office hour:Wed allday, mail: tim.yellow (at) gmail.com
9/16 Introduction (
ppt, pdf) Chapters 1&2
9/23 Nachos introduction (ppt, pdf)
Nachos #1 (Syscalls)
9/30 Process (
ppt, pdf) Chapter 3
10/7 Thread (
ppt, pdf) Chapter 4
10/14 Scheduling (
ppt, pdf) Chapter 5
Nachos #2 (Scheduling)
10/21 More Scheduling
10/28 Synchronization (
ppt, pdf) Chapter 6
Nachos #3 (Synchronization)
11/4 Deadlocks (
ppt, pdf) Chapter 7
Midterm exam (in class, closed book) Cover (Chapters 3-6 and Nachos)
11/18 More Deadlocks
11/25 Memory management (
ppt, pdf) Chapter 8
12/2 Virtual memory (
ppt, pdf) Chapter 9
12/9 More virtual memory
12/16 File system (
ppt, pdf) Chapter 10
12/23 More File system (
ppt, pdf) Chapter 11
12/30 Disks (
ppt, pdf) Chapter 12
1/6 Final exam review
Final Exam (in class, closed book) seat allocation Cover (Chapters 7-12)
Communications with teaching staff:
Please check the course homepage regularly for announcements
ptt.cc -> CSIE_OS
: Please post your questions (assignments, final project, etc.) on BBS.
Please read posted messages before posting new questions. Do not spam –
you should post questions related to this course ONLY. TAs will try to
respond to your questions as quickly as possible. Send email to TAs or the instructor.
Come to office hours
Grading for Operating Systems:
Assignments (20% of Grade)
Midterm Exam (40% of Grade)
Final Exam (40% of Grade)
Final grades Announcements
9/13 Website created.
9/23 Project 1 is announced.
9/25 The Q&A of Project 1 is added.
9/30 The announce date of Project 2 is changed.
10/13 Project 2 is announced.
10/21 The slide of Project 2 IS MODIFIED, see Q&A of Project 2.
10/26 The topic of Project 3 is changed to Synchronization.
10/27 Project 3 is announced.
10/30 The grades of Project 1 is announced.
10/31 The slide of Project 3 IS MODIFIED, see Q&A of Project 3.
11/08 The midterm exam WILL INCLUDE several questions about Nachos.
11/22 The midterm grades is announced. Please refer to midterm_grading.xls for your grades.
We'll explain the answers in the class on 11/25.
11/26 Project 4 is announced.
12/04 The slide of Project 4 IS MODIFIED, see Q&A of Project 4.
12/05 The slide of Project 4 IS MODIFIED, see Q&A of Project 4.
12/09 The grades of Project 3 is announced.
01/12 The coverage of final exam is modified: Nachos would NOT be included.
01/13 The grades of Project 4 is announced.
01/20 The grades of final exam and all project (except project 5) is announced.
Please check your grades and contact TAs if you find any error.
01/22 Final grades is announced.
Modified version of final grades is announced.