file allocation table

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Noun1.file allocation table - 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)
table, tabular array - a set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"
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gt; Open-source software package: immediate configuration of the board, easy control of on-board hardware resources, pre-integrated USB driver, FAT File System and professional graphics library > Various real-time OS and kernels can run on STM32
the market leader in interoperable file system technologies, announced today a major implementation advancement of the FAT file system.
exFAT is an updated version of the FAT file system, "exFAT is a modern file system that facilitates large files for audiovisual media and enables seamless data portability for an easy interchange of files between electronic devices.
com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) exFAT is a modern file system improving on its predecessor, the FAT file system, and greatly expands the size of files that flash memory devices can handle by more than five times over the previous technology.
TomTom agreed to make unspecified payments to Microsoft in order to settle Redmond's claims that Linux code used in TomTom's products contained patented Microsoft technology -- specifically, the FAT file system.
Specific paper topics include graph matching constraints for synthesis with complex components, silicon compaction/defragmentation for partial runtime reconfiguration, merge logic for clustered multithreaded VLIW processors, and a reliable FAT file system.
Getting your music (in MP3, Ogg Vorbis or WMA format) onto it is as simple as dragging and dropping files onto an SD card (it must be formatted in the FAT file system used by Windows).
You're right that you need to use the FAT file system for Windows NT, and if you can achieve that the rest should be straightforward.
The Windows FAT file system, for example, was designed as a single-user file system for desktop workstations and does not incorporate concepts of users and permissions necessary for networking and/or shared data access associated with NTFS and Unix.
Up to 4 SD Card interfaces and royalty free FAT File System
The SH726A and SH726B offer all the benefits of previous generations such as large, internal SRAM, support for serial flash memory - including code fetching from quad serial memory devices and a proven Media SDK that improves dramatically time-to-market when implementing audio codecs (MP3, AAC, WMA) - including a production ready media player, FAT file system and Bluetooth profiles.
Its OpenRTOS CONNECT brings USB and FAT file system functionality with full commercial support to FreeRTOS, allowing developers to create applications for free before upgrading to benefit from the supported kernel.