Revision as of 12:11, 19 July 2009 by Flameman
what is an OS ?
big question, good question, one basic definition is: "you can call OS the program that runs all the time enabling other programs to be launched without any conflicts"
maybe think about what kinds of things it mean:
- providing environment for other programs to operate in
- control access to system resources
- allocate system resources
- promotes efficient use of system resources
- provides convenient interface for interactive users