Cameroon gce advance level June 2019 computer science 2

1. (i) (a) Briefly explain the following giving one practical application of each: EEPROM, RAM (4 marks)
(b) With respect to computer organization, explain briefly why address mapping is important (2 marks)
(ii) (a) State what a cache memory is, and briefly describes how it works, (3 marks)
(b) Briefly justify the needs for caching in memory hierarchies (4 marks)
(iii) (a) Draw a process state diagram and explain the transitions in it. (4 marks)
(b) What causes a new process to be created? (1 marks)
(c) using appropriate computing terms explain what can cause a running process to halt. (2 marks)

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