Re: Looking for a simple write-only file system

From: David Wood (
Date: 2003-06-20 19:35:56

Take a look at how the sampls are stored in a standard mod file.  Its pretty
simple really, I dont have a perfect memory, but there's a directory of
sorts at the front end that contains pointers and sizes for each binary
object in the file as well as space for a name.


On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, Marko [iso-8859-1] Mäkelä wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 19, 2003 at 10:41:18PM -0500, David Wood wrote:
> > Is ISO9660 too bloated?  It seems to me that what you're setting up is media
> > that's intended to be written once and read many times (WORM)
> Yes, I meant write-once, not write-only.  I think that any sector-oriented
> file system is bloated for this use, as the Am29F032B can be read and
> programmed one byte at a time.  Only erasing is either 64 kilobytes or
> 4 megabytes at a time.
> It'd make more sense to use a standard file system for removable media.  But
> the flash ROM can only be accessed when the cartridge is inserted into a
> Vic-20.
> 	Marko
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