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The critical section problem can be solved in numerous ways. What statement is not true?

The critical section problem can be solved in numerous ways. What statement is not true?

The critical section problem can be solved in numerous ways. What statement is not true?

 Options:

(a) A test-and-set-lock (TSL) approach is known as a ‘busy-wait’ solution
(b) A ‘busy-wait’ solution is good for short duration critical sections
(c) When a binary semaphore is used and when SLEEP() is called the calling process goes into ‘ready-to -run’ mode
(d) Monitors are more secure than less problematic than semaphores
(e) All tools used to implement CS solutions must have atomic operations.

The Correct Answer Is:

(c) When a binary semaphore is used and when SLEEP() is called the calling process goes into ‘ready-to -run’ mode

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