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SubjectRe: PATCH to access old-style FAT fs
"H. Peter Anvin" <> writes:

> This is of course dangerous, since it could create conflicts.
> Thus, I suggest we do write new 0x00 markers; even though it's not
> required (it only matters if the filesystem is out of spec and
> therefore by definition corrupt), it would help the Psion, and
> wouldn't cause any problems for in-spec filesystems.

Yes, that cluster is dangerous. However, repair should be fsck's
job. IMO, for repair we shouldn't add unneeded I/O to normal path.
OGAWA Hirofumi <>
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