When a peripheral device needs immediate attention from the operating system, it generates a(n)

A. Page file

B. Spool

C. Stack

D. Interrupt

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  21. Transparent RPC mechanism refers to :
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  25. ____ runs on a computer hardware and serves as a platform for other system to run on
  26. In the case of____________, message remains in the senders address space until the receiver executes…
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