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Can somebody please explain me what semaphores are? there purpose? and there effects?
Thanks in advance:) (0 Replies)
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2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am having problem with semaphores. I am trying to protect line where process prints so that every process with print in proper order.This is the code..
union... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: joker40
I was doing an exercise of semaphores and shared memory, namely the barbers:
-B number of barbers
-S number of chairs
-C number of customers.
I have done already and I compiled the code, but when run I get an error segment. Can not be and it took several days.
If anyone sees the error... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ciudadwifi
Iam trying to implement the sleeping barber problem using semaphores and running on UNIX machine. Iam linking it to the thread libraries :
bash-2.03$ g++ sleepingBarber.cpp -lpthread -o sleeping
but when i execute it i get the following error:
Starting Program... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: mohit.choudhary
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Hello, first of all I apologize if this thread is not in the correct section of this forum, but this one just seemed the most appropriate.
The question I have does not concern Unix specifically, it applies to virtually any OS, however it is in Unix where I learned about this problem.
So, the... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: Watto86
been searching around on how to use an up and down function with semaphores but i can't find an example. i looked into using: "semop" but i have no idea how to use it. I have been able to declared the semaphores using semget and initializing them using semctl. (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: ddx08
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If i execute this command it comes back with 300 lines:
ipcs|grep cerebrus >>> i would like to clear the semaphores but ipcrm can remove one id at a time. is there a quicker way of removing semaphores maybe using awk?
Regards, (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: kekanap
Could someone please confirm which POSIX semaphore routines should be used for a multiprocess (and not multithreaded) environment?
sys/sem.h definitely works. but the routines, semget, semctl, semop are pretty unwieldy. So, I am looking for an easier way out.
From the man pages... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: qntmteleporter
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I am using HP 10.20 on A 9000/785. My question is:
If I am the only person logged in as root at the moment, how many "semaphore proccesses" should I have?? Is it only one, or it is relevant to other system proccesses?
Here is what I get listing the current semaphores
# ipcs -sp... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: guest100
I'm in a multiprocess environment working with shared mem and semaphores as mutex.. The problem is -- If one of the process hooked up with the semaphore and accessing the shared mem, terminates abruptly ( or got killed ), other process which are in want of the semaphore are... (1 Reply)
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