PB152cv Operating Systems - practicals

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: z (credit).
RNDr. Petr Ročkai, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Zuzana Baranová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Roman Lacko (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Henrich Lauko (seminar tutor)
Bc. Adam Matoušek (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jan Mrázek (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Lukáš Ručka (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Lukáš Korenčik (assistant)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Petr Ročkai, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
PB153 Operating Systems Applications || PB152 Operating Systems || NOW ( PB152 Operating Systems )
It is recommended that the course is taken at the same time as PB071 Principles of low-level programming.
Course Enrolment Limitations
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Course objectives
The course extends the material covered in PB152 Operating Systems, particularly in the form of practical exercises. The main goal is to learn how to use operating system services when writing programs.
Learning outcomes
The student, after completing this course, should know how to:
- automate simple tasks by writing scripts
- use the basic POSIX interfaces in C programs
- work with files and directories
- program a simple multi-process service
- create an operating system image in a virtual machine
  • 1. command interpreter
    2. compiler, linker, creating programs
    3. scripts 1, make
    4. working with files
    5. processes, fork
    6. interprocess communication
    7. threads
    8. networking
    9. automation, scripts 2
    10. permissions
    11. virtualisation
    12. creating an OS image
Teaching methods
Seminar: solving practical exercises using a computer.
Assessment methods
Active participation in seminar groups, homework assignments during the semester.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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