Use of semaphore create a problem of busy waiting this wastes CPU cycles that some other process may be able to use productively. This type of semaphore is also called?

(A) Spinlock
(B) Semaphore S
(C) Locking Semaphore
(D) Mutex

Updated on 03/12/2021

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    (A) Not at all prone to deadlocks
    (B) Lesser prone to deadlocks
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