Resuming and Suspending a Process

Explain the following given terms:

a) Resuming a Process

b) Suspending a Process




Resruming a process:

Resuming a process includes restarting it from the point where it was suspended.

Suspending a Process:

Suspending is often carried out by the system to eliminate the particular processes temporarily to decrease the system load during the peak loading situation.

Context Switching:

When an interrupt takes place, the operating system saves the status of the interrupted process routes control to the suitable first level interrupt handler.

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