International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 7, July 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Deadlock Resolution Techniques: An Overview
      Pooja Chahar, Surjeet Dalal
Abstract: A deadlock occurs when there is a set of processes waiting for resource held by other processes in the same set. The processes in deadlock wait indefinitely for the resources and never terminate their executions and the resources they hold are not available to any other process. The occurrence of deadlocks should be controlled effectively by their detection and resolution, but may sometimes lead to a serious system failure. After implying a detection algorithm the deadlock is resolved by a deadlock resolution algorithm whose primary step is to either select the victim then to abort the victim. This step resolves deadlock easily. This paper describes deadlock detection using wait for graph and some deadlock resolution algorithms which resolves the deadlock by selecting victims using different criteria.

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Pooja Chahar, Surjeet Dalal (2018); Deadlock Resolution Techniques: An Overview; Int J Sci Res Publ 3(7) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0713.php?rp=P191430
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