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Directories in a file system are defined with a dummy cluster in a file allocation table as the initial entry. Subsequent clusters in a directory's definition may define any data for the directory that can be changed in a transaction-safe mode. A directory may be modified in a transaction-safe mode by modifying any of the subsequent clusters while tracking changes in a second file allocation table. When the changes have been made to the directory, a pointer to the second file allocation table may be switched to indicate that the second file allocation table is now last known good. The first file allocation table may then be synchronized with the second.

Title
FAT directory structure for use in transaction safe file system
Application Number
13/235957
Publication Number
8499013 (B2)
Application Date
September 19, 2011
Publication Date
July 30, 2013
Inventor
Andrew Rogers
Bellevue
WA, US
Yadhu Gopalan
Redmond
WA, US
Sachin Patel
Bellevue
WA, US
Agent
Woodcock Washburn
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
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