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15-410 Schedule


Reading Assignments

This table is a guide to the expected reading sequence and approximate dates. You can use it to read ahead, which is an excellent idea.

Assignment OS:P+P
2nd edition
OS:P+P
1st edition
OSC:
9th edition
OSC:
8th edition
OSC:
7th edition
OSC:
6th edition
2014-01-12
First wave
Chapter 1 (Intro) Chapter 1 (Intro) Chapter 1 (Intro)
Chapter 2 (Computer-System Structures)
Chapter 2 (The Kernel Abstraction) Chapter 2 (OS Structures) Chapter 3 (OS Structures)
Section 3.0 [Chapter Intro]
Section 3.5 (OS Structure)
Section 11.3
(Software Layers)
Chapter 13.1 (I/O Overview)
Chapter 13.2 (I/O Hardware)
Chapter 13.3 (I/O Interface)
2014-01-21
Second wave
Sections 3.1 (Process Management),
3.2 (I/O), 3.3 (Shell)
Chapter 3 (Process)
Skip: 3.4-3.5 (IPC), 3.6 (Client-Server)
Chapter 3 (Process)
Skip: 3.4 (IPC), 3.5 (Client-Server)
Chapter 4 (Process)
Skip: 4.5 (IPC), 4.6 (Client-Server)
Chapter 4
(Concurrency & Threads)
Chapter 4 (Threads) Chapter 5 (Threads)
Chapter 5 (Synchronization),
Section 3.4 (Producer/Consumer)
Chapter 5 (Synchronization) Chapter 6 (Synchronization)
Skip: 6.9 (Transactions)
Chapter 7 (Synchronization)
Skip: 7.9 (Transactions)
2014-01-28
Third wave
Sections 6.4, 6.5 (Deadlock) Chapter 6 (Advanced Synchronization) Section 5.6.3, 5.7.3 (Deadlock intro, assigned in Wave 2) Chapter 6.5.3, 6.6.3 (Deadlock intro, assigned in Wave 2) Chapter 7.4.3, 7.5.3 (Deadlock intro, assigned in Wave 2)
Chapter 7 (Deadlock) Chapter 8 (Deadlock)
Chapter 8 (Address Translation) Chapter 8 (Main Memory) Chapter 9 (Memory Management)
Chapter 9 (Caching & VM); Section 10.1 Chapter 9 (Caching & VM); Sections 10.1, 10.2 Chapter 9 (Virtual Memory) Chapter 10 (Virtual Memory)
Chapter 7 (Scheduling) Chapter 6 (Scheduling) Chapter 5 (Scheduling) Chapter 6 (Scheduling)
2014-02-27
Fourth wave
Chapter 12 (Storage Devices) Chapter 10 (Mass-Storage Structure) Chapter 12 (Mass-Storage Structure) Chapter 14 (Mass-Storage Structure)
Chapter 11 (File System Intro) Chapter 11 (File-System Interface) Chapter 10 (File-System Interface) Chapter 11 (File-System Interface)
Chapter 13 (Files & Directories) Chapter 12 (File-System Implementation) Chapter 11 (File-System Implementation) Chapter 12 (File-System Implementation)
2014-03-18
Fifth wave
(see lecture) Section 3.4-3.5 (IPC), 3.6 (Client-Server) Section 3.4 (IPC), 3.5 (Client-Server) Section 4.5 (IPC), 4.6 (Client-Server)
(see lecture) Chapter 14 (Protection) Chapter 18 (Protection)
(see lecture) Chapter 15 (Security) Chapter 19 (Security)
Web page: Designing an Authentication System (optional, but fun)
(see lecture) Section 17.9 (Distributed File Systems) Chapter 17 (Distributed File Systems) Chapter 16 (Distributed File Systems)
Chapter 14 (Reliable Storage) Sections 12.7.2, 18.7.3 (see lecture)

Final exam

You are responsible for checking the official CMU final exam schedule and immediately notifying instructors of all affected courses about any conflicts.


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