CSC2025 Minix and C Programming Exercises and Resources

These pages describe the preparatory exercises to complete for CSC2025 Operating Systems. There are also links to some useful Minix and C programming resources. Lecture slides, ReCap lectures and assessed coursework specifications are available from the module page in Blackboard (requires login).

Preparatory Exercises

You should attempt all of the following exercises in teaching weeks 2 to 4 of the module.

Note: you can practice C programming on almost any OS but it makes sense to at least test any programs you write on the Minix VM that is provided.

It is essential you are familiar with Minix and C in order to complete the assessed coursework.

Some things to note when you are using your Minix VM

Nick Cook