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the part of a floppy disk or hard disk where information is stored about the location of each piece of information on the disk (and about the location of unusable areas of the disk)

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The over 30 years old FAT file system, including FAT12, FAT16 and FAT32, is the most popular file system used in various consumer electronic devices today.
Microsoft further described, "exFAT vastly improves on its predecessor, the FAT file system, and expands the size of files that flash memory devices can handle by more than five times.
ISO 9660 file system middleware for CD-ROM applications, FAT file system middleware for USB/SD memory, etc.
TI-RTOS for builds on the SYSBIOS real-time kernel and controlSUITE middleware and peripheral libraries and provides TCP/IP, USB host and device, a FAT file system, and drivers all completely integrated and tested in a multithreaded environment to enable engineers to begin development immediately.
The chip also includes an MMC/SD Card interface and FAT file system, allowing stand-alone audio decoding without host-processor intervention.
FlashFX Pro works with all file systems including DosFS FAT file system and HRFS high-reliability file system from Wind River and Reliance fault-tolerant file system and Reliance Nitro high-performance fault-tolerant file system from Datalight.
The fully integrated 'CONNECT' solution contains OpenRTOS, FAT File System, USB Host and InterNiche TCP/IP networking on Cortex-M3 and is now available as a free download for evaluation.
Full file system support: support free Mac data recovery from NTFS, HFS, HFS+, HFSX, HFS Wrapper and FAT file system volumes.
Support HFS, HFS+, HFSX, HFS Wrapper and FAT file system.
Tablets without the Paragon driver require users to first reformat their hard drive to the older FAT file system before they can be used.
An additional benefit of adopting Micrium's FAT file system structure is that it is highly complementary to the company's uC/USB-Device Mass Storage Class and uC/USB-Host Mass Storage products.
11a/b/g/i/n wireless stack, smxUSBH USB host stack, smxUSBD USB device stack, smxNS TCP/IP stack, smxFS FAT file system with MMC/SD card driver, smxAware kernel-aware plug-in for IAR C-Spy, and GoFast IEEE 754 floating point library.
Along with our industry-proven Dynamic C integrated development software - incorporating an editor, compiler, and in-circuit debugger - there is also the FAT file system familiar to many programmers, RabbitWeb for creating HTML web pages, and Rabbit's Secure Socket Layer (SSL) utility.
This feature is designed for NTFS only since most system partitions (C drive) on servers are NTFS for its advantages over the FAT file system.
The kit's robust features offer numerous implementation possibilities using the Dynamic C development software and included FAT File System software module.