Process Description and control. G.Anuradha (Referred from william stallings and galvin 8 th edition). Contents. Introduction Process states Process description Process control. Introduction. OS must interleave the execution of multiple processes to maximize processor utilization
(Referred from williamstallings and galvin 8th edition)
Etc … processes moved by the dispatcher of the OS to the CPU then back to the queue until the task is competed
OS is an entity that manages the use of system resources by processes
What information does the OS need to control processes and manage resources for them?
Current status of each process and resource
How the OS does it?
Maintains tables of each entity it’s managing
Information associated with each process
2.complete control of processor
6.less priviledged mode
7.one process creating another
8.List of Instructions