Chapter 10 Implementing Hard Drives

Chapter 10 Implementing Hard Drives - b. MBR uses active...

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Chapter 10 Implementing Hard Drives I. Basic Disk a. Uses the MBR partitioning Scheme II. Master Boot Record a. MBR b. Small code that takes control of the boot process c. Looks at the partionion table for a partition with a valid operating System III. Dynamic Disk a. Proprietary to Microsoft b. Use MBR and Partition table c. Info about dynamic disk is stored in a hidden partition i. Takes up 1 MB IV. Active Partition a. Primary partitions are either on or off
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Unformatted text preview: b. MBR uses active Partition to boot V. Extended Partition a. Drive letter is not automatically set b. Are optional VI. Swap Partition a. For linux b. Partition whose job is to act like RAM when the computer needs RAM c. Similar to Virtual Memory for Windows VII. NTFS a. New Technology File System b. Master File table i. MFT c. Keeps a backup copy of important MFT data in the middle of the disk...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course NET 101 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '10 term at FAU.

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