CS 241 Spring 2007
System Programming
  Sections: 11-11:50am MWF

1404 Siebel Center for Computer Science

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Klara Nahrstedt, Instructor Office: 3104 SC
Office Hours: Starting January 22 - Tuesday 8:30-9:30am, Wednesday 1:30-2:30pm
Telephone: (217) 244-6624
Lawrence Angrave, Instructor Office: 2217 SC
Office Hours: Monday 9–10am, Tuesday 9–10am
Telephone: (217) 333-1424
Note: If you have a general question to email the TAs (not specific homework question), please .
This address goes to all TAs and should decrease the response time for your email.
Kirill Mechitov, TA1 Office Hours: 1–2pm Friday and 2–3pm Sunday in 0214 SC
Individiual Email: mechitov at uiuc.edu
Discussion Sections: 11am–12pm Tuesday, 7pm–8pm Thursday in 220 SC
Telephone: (217) 244-5973
Sameer Sundresh, TA2 Office Hours: 2–3pm Thursday and Friday in 0214 SC
Individual Email: sundresh at uiuc.edu
Discussion Sections: 4–5pm Tuesday, 6–7pm Tuesday in 220 SC
Telephone: (217) 244-5973
Stephen Kloder, TA3 Office Hours: 10 –11am Wednesday and Friday in 0214 SC
Individual Email: kloder at uiuc.edu
Discussion Sections: 4–5pm Thursday, 6–7pm Thursday in 220 SC
Telephone: (217) 244-5973



IMPORTANT: The two recommended text books are sold at a discount as a package. The Robbins and Stalling package ISBN 0132444720 has a net price of  $140.40 and is a lot less than buying the books individually.  The books are also available as an on-line package through SafariX.

  1. Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles, Fifth Edition by William Stallings, Prentice Hall ISBN 0-13-147954-7.
    OS Book Resource Web Site (Animations, Pseudocode, pdfs, UNIX, Windows, Bibliography, Standards)
    Student Resource Web Site (Help for students - maths, coding, writing aids, good practices)

  2. UNIX SYSTEMS Programming: Communication, Concurrency and Threads by Kay A. Robbins and Steven Robbins, Prentice Hall ISBN 0-13-042411-0
    Programming Resource Web Site

Stallings Student Resources

Student Study Guide


TSG and CSIL Facilities

Machine Labs: https://agora.cs.uiuc.edu/display/CSIL/Facilities
TSG Web Site: https://cs.uiuc.edu/tsg

Useful tools (already installed)

C Programming

GNU Make

Other on-line resources

Updated: September 14, 2006