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nick021 12-10-2007 11:53 AM

process scheduling problem..
hi friends..
i got a question..regarding process scheduling..

If two process arrive at CPU with equal priorities and burst time,remaining time i.e all the other factors same, which one will be processed first.


sundialsvcs 12-11-2007 08:37 PM

Homework, huh?

The answer is: "It's unpredictable. Plan accordingly."

nick021 12-12-2007 08:02 AM

hi sundialsvcs,

i dont think its unpredictable,
there must be some method/criteria/parameter or algo to break tie b/w processes.

anyway..its not a homework.
it is an interview question of s/w firm.


Mara 12-13-2007 02:41 PM

Depends on the OS. Usually the one that came first.

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