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Question: Which of the following involves context switch
a)privileged instruction
b)floating point exception
c)system calls
d)all
e)none

Answer: A context switch (also sometimes referred to as a process switch or a task switch) is the switching of the CPU (central processing unit) from one process or thread to another.

hence the answer is none



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Question: Which of the following involves context switch
a)privileged instruction
b)floating point exception
c)system calls
d)all
e)none

Answer:

A context switch (also sometimes referred to as a process switch or a task switch) is the switching of the CPU (central processing unit) from one process or thread to another.

hence the answer is none Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: shilpa | Date: 10/13/2008 | Contact shilpa Contact shilpa

answer is all. any of the instruction comes cpu has to make context switch to other process Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: vinayak | Date: 6/30/2010 | Contact vinayak Contact vinayak

The answer is c) System Calls

Context switch is switching the process from one location that as been specified.
Similiarly the system call call some other procedure during the execution of another process.
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Answered by: sri | Date: 8/1/2010 | Contact sri Contact sri


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