Input and Output

  • A. M. Lister
  • R. D. Eager


At this stage in the development of our paper operating system, we have established an environment in which processes can exist and in which memory can be allocated to hold the associated programs and data. We now turn our attention to the means by which processes communicate with the outside world: that is, to mechanisms for the input and output of information.


Device Characteristic User Process Process Descriptor Character Code Character Translation 


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© A. M. Lister and R. D. Eager 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Lister
    • 1
  • R. D. Eager
    • 2
  1. 1.University of QueenslandAustralia
  2. 2.University of Kent at CanterburyUK

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