Subject: Re: MSDOS Filesystems
To: None <>
From: John F. Woods <>
List: port-i386
Date: 03/08/1995 19:23:01
> Has anyone else noticed that if you mount a hard disk that has the FAT
> filesystem on it, any writes you do the FAT filesystem will be corrupt.
> The floppy code works just fine.  I don't understand what the difference
> could be. 

I've seen this happen only once (only lost a 40MB partition :-( ).  I have,
however, seen it not happen dozens and dozens of times (knock wood).  I
suppose this is the worst possible case, since it means there clearly is
a bug, but it won't be obvious...