CMSC 412: Operating Systems

Fall 2014

Instructor Neil Spring
Email nspring@cs (put 412 in the subject)
Office 4133 A. V. Williams
Office Hours TBA (send email to make an appointment)
Lecture Classroom CSIC 1122
Lecture Meets Tuesday and Thursday, 11-12:15
Discussion Classroom CSIC 2120
Discussion Meets Monday and Wednesday, 1-1:50 or 2:00-2:50
Syllabus pdf
TA Kevin Engel
Office hours Wed 3-4 and Thurs 3:30-4:30 in Linuxlab (CSIC 3107)
Forum on Piazza

Lecture Buffer

Homework and Quiz Reviews

The homework site.


Setting up your build environment

Partially configured virtual machine. Get the password in class. You will need to install git, at least. Other linux virtual machines are possible.

We recommend you use your own machine for the projects.

Setup instructions for QEMU and the build environment for GeekOS are below:


Midterm Exams

Thursday, Oct 16 11am
Thursday, Nov 20 11am

Final Exam

MONDAY, December 15 8:00-10:00am (note - was previously set to Wednesday. Campus is messing with exam schedules.)

Review Vocabulary

Review Vocabulary from 2009 qemu mac