[Coco] DECB FAT question
darccml at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 16 12:26:49 EST 2007
>So, one thing I've been wondering: Are there any Disk BASIC programs
>that will ignore allocated granule chains in the FAT if they don't
>have a directory entry?
>For example, my evil hybrid CP/M - CoCo disk. The first 32 granules
>are marked as a single file in the CoCo FAT, but I didn't create a
>directory entry for that chain. Are there programs out there that
>would have a problem with this?
Utilities designed to do "Disk Repair" would probably consider these to be
lost granules and make them available for use again. Any other software
designed to be used on a Disk Basic disk should honor the allocations
specified in the FAT.
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