Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Recording woes (in detail)
From: Björn Stenberg (bjorn_at_haxx.se)
Christophe Avoinne wrote:
I agree. I haven't seen any disk check program do anything useful if it notices the two FATs differ. They tend to just ask the user which one to use...
> I did format with only
Yes. Microsoft recommends using two FATs precisely for this reason. Many programs (and even operating systems) only work with two FATs.
> In fact, I'm just wondering whether that safity is valuable comparing with
We update the two FATs at the same time. So the only extra effort is moving the write head a few tracks. Definitely unmeasurable power impact.
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