[iyonix-support] Bugs in SCSIFS?

  • From: Dave Higton <davehigton@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: iyonix-support@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 21:51:56 +0100

I've been looking a lot recently at some flash drives.  I've
noticed two errors today in directory entries generated by

1) The .. entry has a cluster number of 0.  This means it
doesn't link back to its parent - which is the sole purpose
of the dotdot entry.

2) On a FAT16-formatted drive, when I created a new directory,
the top 2 bits of the cluster number weren't zero.  This is
of course illegal for FAT16.

I'm using an Iyonix with RO5.11.  (Yes, I know, I should

I notice that Matt Ault warned against renaming an SD card on
the Iyonix.  I have in the past tried renaming USB drives and
found the same problem.  I haven't dared try since, on any
drive that contains any valuable data.

Also, a question.  The drive I'm using most, appears to have
a volume name of David_01.  However, I can't find this on the
drive: it isn't in the volume boot record, and there is no
volume name entry in the root directory.  Where else can a
name be stored?

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