Disk Structures

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FATX - Technical Design - Fragmentation
... the design of the FAT file system does not cause any organizational overhead in disk structures or reduce the amount of free storage space with increased amounts of fragmentation, as it occurs with external ... find free clusters, which can lead to performance penalties with large disks ... large subdirectories or computing the free disk space on FAT volumes is one of the most resource intensive operations, as it requires reading the directory tables or even the entire FAT linearly ...

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