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orangeball Project Support: This document describes support available to instructors for assigning projects to students.
orangeball Solutions manual and project manual: Available at Pearson Website for this book. Go here for Pearson instructor support Websites for my other books.Go here for Pearson instructor support Websites for the International Edition of this book and my other books.
orangeball OS/161: This site contains the freeware that needs to be downloaded to use OS/161, plus documents and assignments. The Pearson IRC for this book contains additional assignments and a number of student handouts.
orangeball BACI: BACI simulates concurrent process execution and supports binary and counting semaphores and monitors. BACI is accompanied by a number of project assignments
orangeball Distributed BACI: Distributed BACI extends the BACI interface to allow for distributed algorithm development.
orangeball 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.
orangeball Computer Science Student Resource Site: Help and advice for the long-suffering, overworked student.
orangeball Errata sheet: Latest list of errors, updated at most monthly. File name is Errata-OS9e-mmyy. So far, no errors reported. If you spot any errors, please contact me at Email.
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library OS Courses
Instructors might find these web sites for courses taught using this book useful. I would appreciate hearing about web sites for other courses.
orangeball CMSC 442 Operating Systems Longwood U. Includes labs.new3
orangeball CSCI-GA.2250 Operating Systems New York U. Includes labs.
orangeball FIT2070 Operating systems Monash U., Australia.
orangeball SI 411 Operating Systems US Naval Academy. Includes projects.
orangeball Operating Systems 192110452 U. of Twente Includes lab exercises and PPT slides.
orangeball CS322 - Operating Systems Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport.
orangeball CS311 - Operating Systems Concepts Binghamton U. Includes lab exercises.
orangeball CS 345 Operating Systems Brigham Young U. Interesting programming assignments.
orangeball CSC-440 - Operating Systems U. of Northern Colorado.
orangeball 8894 Real-Time Operating Systems Memorial University of Newfoundland.
orangeball CSC 284 Operating Systems Missouri U. of Science and Technology. Lot of useful material.
orangeball CS241 System Programming U. of Illinois. Slides.
orangeball Operating Systems U. of Helsinki. Tasks and projects.
orangeball CSIT 431 Intro Operating Systems SUNY Fredonia, Some useful tutorials.
orangeball CSCE 444 Operating Systems Pacific Lutheran U, Programming assignments.
orangeball CS418 Operating Systems Montana State U., Assignments, lecture notes.
orangeball 343 Operating Systems Kutztown U., Kutztown, PA. Interesting set of powerpoint projects, plus some good lecture notes on locality.
orangeball CS40 Operating Systems Santa Monica College. Some useful project and course note material.
orangeball C4760 Operating Systems U. of Missouri, St. Louis. Contains lecture notes, good set of links.
orangeball SYSC 4001 Operating Systems Carleton U. in Ottowa. Contains lecture slides.
orangeball CS623 Operating Systems Brooklyn Polytechnic U. Contains good set of handouts.