Operating Systems Course

by Jan Malakhovski

A course focused on programming for POSIX-compatible Operating Systems, with some theory and practice of Operating System design on top.

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Homework 0

Bootstrap this course.

Homework 1

Learn vim. Run vimtutor to start. Do all other homeworks (better, everything) in vim.

Approved .vimrc:

" Tab autocompletion
function InsertTabWrapper()
    let col = col('.') - 1
    if !col || getline('.')[col - 1] !~ '\k'
        return "\<tab>"
        return "\<c-p>"

imap <TAB> <C-r>=InsertTabWrapper()<CR>
set complete=.,k,b,t

set encoding=utf-8
set nocompatible

set ttyfast
set nomodeline

filetype plugin indent on

set tabstop=4
set shiftwidth=4
set softtabstop=4
set expandtab

set ruler
set relativenumber
set mouse=a

set undofile

nnoremap / /\v
vnoremap / /\v
set ignorecase
set smartcase
set gdefault
set incsearch
set showmatch
set hlsearch

set wrap
set textwidth=79
set formatoptions=qrn1
set colorcolumn=80

set list
set listchars=tab:▸\ ,eol:¬

nnoremap <up> <nop>
nnoremap <down> <nop>
nnoremap <left> <nop>
nnoremap <right> <nop>
inoremap <up> <nop>
inoremap <down> <nop>
inoremap <left> <nop>
inoremap <right> <nop>
nnoremap j gj
nnoremap k gk

inoremap <F1> <ESC>
nnoremap <F1> <ESC>
vnoremap <F1> <ESC>

nnoremap ; :

set viminfo='20,\"50
set history=50

set autowrite
set guioptions=aegirL

syntax on

things between <<< and >>> markers are mandatory settings.

Homework 2 and later