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    What is Dispatcher?
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    Dispatcher module gives control of the CPU to the process selected by the short-term scheduler; this involves: Switching context, Switching to user mode, Jumping to the proper location in the user program to restart that program, dispatch latency ? time it takes for the dispatcher to stop one process and start another running.



    The operating system component which transitions a process to the running state



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