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ok, im working on an assignment implementing a circular queue (fixed size 15), shared memory, normal producer consumer problem, using three semaphores (one for the queue and one for each process). The objective is to have the producer put the characters from mytest.dat (max 150 chars) into a circular queue, …
by marc.punzirudu in Software Development ()
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Still playing with multi-threading and Prod-Con, at this point I've been at this for days. Would love some help debugging; thanks in advance. - Main - Consumer - Producer - Product - Message - Utiliy 2 Producers, 4 Consumers Essentially Producers push a message onto the queue, message consists of …
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i've just started learning the C# language and this is my first program to use threads. I don't understand why the consumer thread doesn't get called( only after the producer has stopped)and when it gets called it doesn't consume anything, also I've noticed that the majority of produced elements are …
by CPT in Software Development ()
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On the 11th September a customer of the PC World computer superstore in Colliers Wood, London took his laptop back for an under warranty repair. The computer was only a few months old, and a crack had appeared near the left hinge which is indicative of an internal joint failing. …
by happygeek 1,608 in Linux and Unix ()
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I'm working on a project that utilizes producers and consumers for an operating systems class. Each producer and each consumer will be its own thread. The producers will generate records that will be stored in a global buffer, in which the consumer will then access to use the data. I …
by vavazoom in Software Development ()
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Hey there good folks! :) I am working on a thread task called, Lab Alarm, and I am nearly done with it. We're suppoosed to work with the "producer-consumer" problem and It's just teacher code that one is supposed to modify and add some own to it. Now, I am …
by Ajantis 3 in Software Development ()
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When a complaining consumer starts topping the Google search rankings for your company, perhaps it is time to start taking them seriously? Who says that blogging is a waste of time? Not me, but then I've been blogging for a while now, admittedly in a professional capacity as a technology …
by happygeek 1,608 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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Two pieces of dispiriting information on the economy hit the big wire services today: The Associated Press -- The economy contracted at a staggering 6.2 percent pace at the end of 2008, the worst showing in a quarter-century, as consumers and businesses ratcheted back spending, plunging the country deeper into …
by Brian.oco in Community Center ()
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Historically, here in the UK at least, the electronic and gadget online marketplace has ruled the roost when it comes to consumer spending. However, according to one new survey, now it is milk and bread that are selling the most. Statistics from the largest discount voucher code website in the …
by newsguy 30 in Hardware and Software ()
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According to reports the most serious forthcoming threats to IT security will be revealed during the Gartner Security Summit in Washington this coming week, and it looms like the consumerization of IT will be right there front of stage. Something that Gartner research fellow, John Pascatore, describes as the Gen …
by happygeek 1,608 in Networking ()
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Let's all take a breather at the end of another topsy-turvy week on Wall Street, where things have calmed down as of mid-morning on Friday (the Dow Jones Industrial Average is off a mere four points at 11:30 AM EST, and is actually up for the week . . . …
by Brian.oco in Community Center ()
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There's an old saying in marketing that the consumer always gets what he or she wants. That's likely never been more true than with today's cell phones, where users are clamoring for more than just songs downloads, video, GPS, systems, and, increasingly, voice mail technologies. Voice mail? Did he just …
by Brian.oco in Hardware ()
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Yesterday we looked at the 2008 technology spending market from the small business side. To be charitable, things look "iffy" for IT spending -- at least during the first six months of the year. Now it appears that, from the technology side of the market, 2008 could be a mixed …
by Brian.oco in Community Center ()
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I've been focusing on consumer electronics a great deal in the past few months; partly because that's where so much of the action is and partly because American consumers have ignored the economic naysayers and have continued to shop and buy cell phones, PDA's, HD televisions, and satellite radios, among …
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I'm going to proceed from the assumption that those of you who are reading this article are at least somewhat technically savvy. I was going to further assume that none of you (or at least very few) have ever been victimized by spyware or a virus, but that stretches reality …
by Toulinwoek in Community Center ()