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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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