Date: 2002-05-16 06:04:54
Hi Pasi, I experiemented also a little bit last night and added some of the partition selection commands to the next version of 64HDD. >> 3) are files stored only in the partition space allocated between "start" >> and "end", or can the whole disk be used. >Only within the selected partition/subdirectory. The bitmap for a >subdirectory has the outside area and the allocated blocks of the >subdirectory's directory track marked as allocated. The directory >track of a subdirectory is the first track in the partition, not >the middle one as for the root directory. This is very helpful information for when I complete the partion creation" functions next week. Just to check that I have it correctly... When the new partition is created the BAM in the parent is allocated all the blocks the partition has been assigned. However, after a N: is given the partition BAM has all blocks outside the partition (and local dir-track) allocated, and the free space in the partition "free" and that is how DOS knows how to allocate within the partion space. Many thanks, Nick PLEASE TAKE NOTE: The contents of this email (including any attachments) may be privileged and confidential. Any unauthorised use of the contents is expressly prohibited. If you have received this email in error, please advise us immediately (you can contact us by telephone on +61 8 9441 2311 by reverse charge) and then permanently delete this email together with any attachments. We appreciate your co-operation. Whilst Orbital endeavours to take reasonable care to ensure that this email and any attachments are free from viruses or other defects, Orbital does not represent or warrant that such is explicitly the case (C) 2000: Orbital Engine Company (Australia) PTY LTD and its affiliates Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
Archive generated by hypermail 2.1.4.