Activities of an operating system, Operating System

Q. What are the five main activities of an operating system in regard to process management?

Answer:

a. The creation as well as deletion of both user and system processes

b. The suspension as well as resumption of processes

c. The stipulation of mechanisms for process synchronization

d. The stipulation of mechanisms for process communication

e. The stipulation of mechanisms for deadlock handling

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