[hfs-user] Problem of Allocation Block Size
Tue, 30 Apr 2002 16:14:48 +0200
You're right - for larger images a larger allocation
block size is necessary (limitation of HFS). The only 'alternative' would be
to use HFS+ and a smaller allocation block size.
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From: "Biswaroop(External)" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2002 1:00 PM
Subject: [hfs-user] Problem of Allocation Block Size
> When I create a volume of bigger size for eg. 640 MB
> Now since allocation units is fixed at 65536.
> Bytes per allocation unit becomes
> 640 * 2 ^20 / 65536 = 10 * 2^10 (10K) (approx)
> That means if i give even one allocation block
> for each file i am physically giving him 10k space
> even though file may be some 100 bytes which
> results in space wastage.
> I also believe there is no solution because each
> file should have atleast one allocation block
> and each file should start from a new allocation
> block .
> I am just wondering if I am right???
> Or there is some alternative!!
> Waitng for ur comments.
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