operating systems fundamentals

Operating systems fundamentals

1.Describe how a page fault is handled?

2.What are file attributes?

3.What operations can be performed on files and directories? Why are some distinct?

4.Compare and contrast sequential to direct access.

5.How is a tree-structured directory different from a acyclic-graph directory?

6.What is the purpose of Swap?

7.What is the difference between RAID 1 and RAID 5?

8.What are the purposes of buffering?

9.Describe a typical Disk Drive and some issues that must be considered for its use?

10.What can effect the total time to fetch some data from a disk (access time)?

11.You are implementing a RAID storage system and have found a system with eight 100 GB drives. How much storage space will you have available for RAID0, RAID1, RAID5?