Posted: inode filesystem computation practice problem
Since no practice exam containing a sample inode computation is to be found on
the new-ish website, I've posted a sample problem to help you
prepare for the final exam.
MP4: Improving the Filesystem has been posted!
MP3: Synchronization with Semaphores has been posted!
Posted: midterm exam topics list
Please use this list of topics as a study guide for the
Fixing "default: Warning: Connection timeout. Retrying..."
A number of students have reported being stuck at the "default: Warning:
Connection timeout. Retrying..." message when doing a "
vagrant up". Most have
been able to fix this by enabling the Intel processor virtualization option in
their BIOS. A number of laptop vendors (notably Lenovo and Sony, as far as I've
been able to tell) have the setting off by default. To access your BIOS you'll
usually hit the Esc or F1 key during the boot sequence --- look for a setting
labeled "virtualization" or "Vanderpool". Turn it on, reboot, and try "
xv6 machine problem 1 posted
The first xv6 machine problem is now available. I'll do a quick demo
in class, but please read the writeup and get started asap!
Assignment 1 scores posted
You'll find your scores posted on Blackboard. It appears, unfortunately, that
the system swallowed up my comments, so I'm working on getting those inserted
back in. Please check back or just e-mail me if you'd like detailed feedback
Assignment 1 is out
The first assignment is live — please submit your PDF
via Blackboard by Saturday, May 23rd (by end of day).