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CPU
central processing unit
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IPC
Inter-process communication
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HAL
hardware abstraction layer
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PCB
process control block
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PFN
page frame number
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PTE
page table entry
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OWN (what is it for)
for software use
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M (what is it for)
set by hardware if page modified
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PROT (what is it for)
read/write access details
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V (what is it for)
set if page is already in frame
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TLB
translation look aside buffer
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LRU
least recently used
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FIFO
first in first out
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FAT
file allocation table
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DARPA
Defence research projects agency
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IAB
internet architechture board
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ISO
international standards organisation
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IP
internetworking protocol
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TCP
transmission control protocol
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UDP
user datagram protocol
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RFCs
requests for comments
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CRC
Cycle redundancy check
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MAC
media access control
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ICMP
internet control message protocol
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ARP
address resolution protocol
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DNS
domain name service
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LSB
least significant bit
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MSB
most significant bit
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ALU
arithmetic logic unit
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CISC
complex instruction set computers
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RISC
reduced instruction set computers
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CCR
condition code register
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PC
program counter
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MB
memory buffer
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IR
instruction register
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RAM
random access memory
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ROM
read only memory
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DMA
direct memory access
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USB
universal serial bus
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GUI
graphical user interface
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LED
light emitting diode
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CCD
couple charged device
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CRT
cathode ray tube
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LCD
liquid crystal displays
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LAN
local area network
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DSL
digital subscriber lines
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VDUs
visual display units
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CD
compact disk
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IDE (ATA)
Integrated Drive Electronics (Advanced Technology Attachment)
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SCSI
Small Computer Systems Interface
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SATA
Serial ATA
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SAS
Serial Attached SCSI
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RAID
Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks
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DRAM
Dynamic Random Access Memory
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SRAM
Static Random Access Memory
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Card 2

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IPC

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Inter-process communication

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HAL

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Card 4

Front

PCB

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Card 5

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PFN

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