CMSC 412-0201

Operating Systems

Spring 2012
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Professor A. Udaya Shankar (email: Office hours: TuTh 3:30-4 or by appointment (AVW 4141).
TA Johnny Wu (email: Office hours: On Piazza.
TA Daozheng Chen (email: Office hours: On Piazza.
Classes CSIC 2107. TuTh 2:00-3:15pm



Topics covered (in order approximately):

Required text:


These notes are old (except for 10x) but useful. (Notes 1-3 are trivial, given GeekOs.)

Programming projects


You will get a letter grade for project and a letter grade for the rest. If you get D or F in either, then that is your course grade. If you get C or higher in both, then your course grade will be determined by both as follows.

"Approx" means +/− 5%. For example, projects can become 50% and class particpation can become 0%.

Missed exams or submission deadlines


Academic Integrity