FAT file system


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FAT file system

The file system used in DOS, OS/2 and many versions of Windows. The name comes from the "file allocation table" that is used to to keep track of the data on the disk. See FAT and FAT32.
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The old FAT file system is not an optimal fit for modern computing devices where users record vast amounts of pictures, full-HD videos, and store the most important personal data.
A FAT file system is not rugged enough for the brutal, battery-powered environment of embedded devices.
Quadros also provides extensive driver support for the full range of on-chip peripherals of the ColdFire MCF532x and MCF537x families, including USB host and device software development kits, GUI development library and LCD controller driver; TCP/IP stack (v4/v6) with Fast Ethernet driver, IPsec/IKE with support for onchip hardware acceleration, FAT file system as well as high-performance fail-safe flash file system.
TOPPERS-Pro Multi/FDMP for the Nios II processor will be available in early June and will include basic middleware, such as a TCP/IP protocol stack and a fault-tolerant FAT file system that works within the Nios II integrated development environment.
0-compatible real-time kernel, complemented by Express Logic's NetX(TM) TCP/IP stack and its FileX(TM) MS-DOS compatible FAT file system.
Hi-MD" uses the FAT file system, making it possible to use "Hi-MD" formatted MDs and 1GB "Hi-MD" discs as versatile media for recording PC data files, such as images and text.
Express Logic also met the need for a small memory footprint with its FileX with MS-DOS FAT file system compatibility, which occupies a scant 5KB of ROM.
To mark Microsoft's commitment to enable greater access to its IP, the company announced the availability of two new licensing offerings: one for ClearType technology and the other for Microsoft's FAT file system.
This gives the card issuer the control of a FAT file system with Access Controls Rule, an on-card Win32(R) API, language-neutral virtual machine and popular cryptos.
During our course, we provide instruction on the logical structures of the FAT file system utilized by DOS and Windows 9.
Stingray includes an optional, optimized FAT file system for convenient transfer of files between embedded and removable flash products.