Re: msdos FS bug
Mon, 6 Jul 1998 19:01:30 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 6 Jul 1998, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:

# The MSDOS filesystem isn't a sensible structure that can be verified easily.
# There is no superblock magic number, no dirty flag, no sanity checking.

Are you sure about this? (The no dirty flag). My Win95/98 knows when I
turn off the computer without shutting it down first and does a scandisk
when it comes up.

Granted, it could just be putting a "c:\imclean" file upon shutdown ...

Nicholas J. Leon "Elegance Through Simplicity" - -

8 4 9 1 7 3 <-- what is the pattern?

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