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Thread: Process Swap Question

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    Process Swap Question

    When the operating system swaps processes what information does it need to record about the process to be able to continue with the process later on ?

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    its same info when a process is interrupted and another gains control:

    system state, cpu registers (general and not general, such as PC) on some archictecture specific data areas.
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