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Subject: RE: [PATCH] Saving settings with JBS
From: Nielsen Linus (ext) (
Date: 2002-07-29

> That was my problem before Linus' explainations via IRC (you can have
> the log at near
> 13h49). But, I think, it's only a temporary way of doing it, the best
> one will be to implement the now famous file-write ;-)
> For now, only 44 bytes are written in the 61 block, to have the
> compatibility with the rtc block... But we have to fill the 44 bytes
> first ;-)

Actually, saving to sector 61 is probably the best solution if you have a
partitioned disk. It is fast (no FAT operations) and probably safer (less
risk of damaging the FAT on low battery).


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