MC78 Homework 4 (Fall 1996)
Due: November 18, 1996

Do problem 9 from chapter 5 of the textbook; it is on page 238.

Section 4.3.6 mentioned that file system block caches (or buffer
caches) can either be writethrough caches or not. (Tanenbaum doesn't
name the alternative; the usual name is writeback.) What
relationship does this decision have with the material in section
5.3.2?

Do problem 8 from chapter 6 of the textbook; it is on page 263.

Do problem 12 from chapter 6 of the textbook; it is on page 263.
Instructor: Max Hailperin