Course Support Materials
Project Support: This document describes support available to instructors for assigning projects to students.
Solutions manual and project manual: Available at Prentice Hall Website for this book. Go here for Prentice Hall instructor support Websites for my other books.Go here for Prentice Hall instructor support Websites for the International Edition of this book and my other books.
Suggested Course Syllabi: This document provides suggestions for a course syllabus using this text, based on real-world experience of professors using the book.
PowerPoint Slides: The "official" set of slides commissioned for use specifically with this book, developed by Kim Mclaughlin. This is a partial set. The full set is at the Prentice Hall Instructor Resource Center for this book.
Figures: On-line transparency masters of the figures from the book in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format.This is a partial set. The full set is at the Prentice Hall Instructor Resource Center for this book.
Tables: On-line transparency masters of the tables from the book in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format.This is a partial set. The full set is at the Prentice Hall Instructor Resource Center for this book.
BACI: BACI simulates concurrent process execution and supports binary and counting semaphores and monitors. BACI is accompanied by a number of project assignments
Distributed BACI: Distributed BACI extends the BACI interface to allow for distributed algorithm development.
NACHOS: Nachos is an instructional operating system together with a series of assignments that can be used to provide hands-on experience with modern OS concepts. NACHOS overview, course notes, system code, and set of assignments are at this site. Made available for free by UC Berkeley. Professor Scott Stoller of SUNY Stony Brook has created Nachos-dfs to provide enhanced features for distributed file system projects.
Computer Science Student Resource Site: Help and advice for the long-suffering, overworked student.
Errata sheet: Latest list of errors, updated at most monthly. File name is Errata-OS7e-mmyy. If you spot any errors, please contact me at .
A Discussion of Textbook Cost Myths: From the Text and Academic Authors Association.
A moderated mailing list has been set up so that instructors using this book can exchange information, suggestions, and questions with each other and with the author. To subscribe, send a blank email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a confirmation message. Just reply to this message and your subscription will be complete. To unsubscribe, send a blank email to email@example.com. To post a message, send to firstname.lastname@example.org.Note: You should receive a reply to your subscription request in a few hours, asking for confirmation. If not, try again. The confirmation email asks you to confirm either by replying to the email or by going to a web link. The web link is more reliable. If you reply by email and do not receive a subsequent email confirming your subscription, try again.
Instructors might find these web sites for courses taught using this book useful. I would appreciate hearing about web sites for other courses.
CIS 361-101 Operating Systems U. of Delaware.
Operating Systems CS3008 U. of Aberdeen. Includes programming exercises.
Operating Systems 192110452 U. of Twente Includes lab exercises and PPT slides.
CS714 Advanced Operating Systems Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport.
CS322 - Operating Systems Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport.
CS311 - Operating Systems Concepts Binghamton U. Includes lab exercises.
CS 345 Operating Systems Brigham Young U. Interesting programming assignments.
CSC-440 - Operating Systems U. of Northern Colorado.
8894 Real-Time Operating Systems Memorial University of Newfoundland.
CSC 284 Operating Systems Missouri U. of Science and Technology. Lot of useful material.
CS241 System Programming U. of Illinois. Slides.
Operating Systems U. of Helsinki. Tasks and projects.
CS 323 Operating Systems U. of Wisconsin. Notes, program problems.
CS 330 Operating Systems SUNY Institute of Technology. Project ideas.
CSIT 431 Intro Operating Systems SUNY Fredonia, Some useful tutorials.
CSCE 444 Operating Systems Pacific Lutheran U, Programming assignments.
CS418 Operating Systems Montana State U., Assignments, lecture notes.
343 Operating Systems Kutztown U., Kutztown, PA. Interesting set of powerpoint projects, plus some good lecture notes on locality.
CS40 Operating Systems Santa Monica College. Some useful project and course note material.
C4760 Operating Systems U. of Missouri, St. Louis. Contains lecture notes, good set of links.
SYSC 4001 Operating Systems Carleton U. in Ottowa. Contains lecture slides.
CS623 Operating Systems Brooklyn Polytechnic U. Contains good set of handouts.