What is a Safe State and what is its use in deadlock avoidance?

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Operating System

Safe State:

When a process requests an available resource, system must decide if immediate allocation leaves the system in a safe state. System is in safe state if there exists a safe sequence of all processes.

Deadlock Avoidance:

Ensure that a system will never enter an unsafe state.

Sanisha Maharjan
Jan 20, 2022
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