08725772 is referenced by 6 patents and cites 165 patents.

An extensible file system format for portable storage media is provided. The extensible file system format includes the specification of primary and secondary directory entry types that may be custom defined. The primary and secondary directory entry types can be further classified as critical and benign directory entries. The directory entry types can define whether a cluster chain corresponding to a file can be contiguously allocated.

Title
Extending cluster allocations in an extensible file system
Application Number
13/875386
Publication Number
8725772 (B2)
Application Date
May 2, 2013
Publication Date
May 13, 2014
Inventor
David A Goebel
Vashon
WA, US
Mark J Zbikowski
Bellevue
WA, US
Ravinder S Thind
Kirkland
WA, US
Sarosh C Havewala
Kirkland
WA, US
Vishal V Ghotge
Seattle
WA, US
Ravisankar V Pudipeddi
Bellevue
WA, US
Agent
Micky Minhas
Andrew Sanders
John Jardine
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
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