[PATCH 2/2] dosfs: Lazy update of FAT32 FS info sector

Chris Johns chrisj at rtems.org
Thu Nov 8 21:14:10 UTC 2012

Sebastian Huber wrote:
> Update the free cluster count and next free culster in the FAT32 FS info
> sector only during unmount and only if the values have changed since
> mount time.  This avoids writes to the FS info sector and conforms to
> the behaviour of Linux and Windows.

This changes the default behavior and in this case I do not think that 
is a good idea. Users may not know this is happening or what it means. 
As Claus points out often there is no shutdown procedure just power off.

What about adding a mount option to turn this feature on, ie default is 
off ?


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