CS2304 - SYSTEM SOFTWARE ANNA UNIVERSITY PREVIOUS YEAR QUESTION PAPER NOV/DEC 2011 ...

CS2304 - SYSTEM SOFTWARE  ANNA UNIVERSITY PREVIOUS YEAR QUESTION PAPER NOV/DEC 2011  ...


Posted by R.Anirudhan


B.E./B.Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2011.
Fifth Semester
Computer Science and Engineering
CS 2304 — SYSTEM SOFTWARE
(Common to Information Technology)
(Regulation 2008)
Time : Three hours Maximum : 100 marks
Answer ALL questions.
PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 marks)
1. Define system software.
2. Write the abbreviation for the following :
(a) SIC (b) XE (c) CISC (d) RISC.
3. Distinguish assembler and interpreter.
4. What do you mean by literal?
5. What are the functions of loader and linker?
6. Define relocation.
7. Write any two basic macroprocessor functions.
8. Briefly write about MASM macro processor.
9. Define text editor
10. What do you mean by debugger?
PART B — (5 × 16 = 80 marks)
11. (a) Explain the SIC machine architecture in detail.
Or
(b) Describe the following in VAX architecture
(i) Memory
(ii) Registers
(iii) Data formats
(iv) Instruction formats
(v) Addressing modes
(vi) Instruction set and
(vii) Input/output.
12. (a) Discuss in detail the assembler design options.
Or
(b) Explain machine dependent assembler features in detail.
13. (a) Describe machine dependent loader features in detail.
Or
(b) Explain the following in detail :
(i) Linkage editor
(ii) Dynamic linking
(iii) Bootstrap loaders.
14. (a) Explain the features of machine independent macro processor in
detail.
Or
(b) Describe the following in detail :
(i) Conditional macro expansion
(ii) MASM macro processor
(iii) ANSI C macro language.
15. (a) Explain the editor structure with neat diagram.
Or
(b) Discuss interactive debugging systems in detail.



Previous
Next Post »