Subject: Re: msdosfs performance problem
To: None <>
From: Michael van Elst <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/27/2005 12:39:04 (Jaromir Dolecek) writes:

>File blocks are chained by a pointer from the previous file

AFAIK the pointers are in the FAT, not in the data blocks and
the FAT is rather compact. The maximum you should have to read is
the whole FAT (63 sectors in the case).

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."