Asked in Hard Disk Drives
Hard Disk Drives
Why does logical geometry differ from physical geometry of older hard drives?
Asked in Hard Disk Drives
For older drives why does the logical geometry sometimes differ from the physical geometry of a hard drive?
They are both life and logic theory.
Asked in Microsoft Windows, Windows XP, Computer Memory
How many logical drives are on a hard drive?
When you partition a hard drive into two or more partitions (storage areas) those extra drives are called logical drives. So you can have 2 or 3 or more logical drives on one physical hard drive. It varies. ...
Asked in Computers, Microsoft Windows, Linux
What advantages Logical Volume Manager have over other partitions?
* use and allocate disk space more efficiently and flexibly * move logical volumes between different physical devices * have very large logical volumes span a number of physical devices * take snapshots of whole filesystems easily, allowing on-line backup of those filesystems * replace on-line drives without interruanpting services ...
Asked in Technology
Which raid technology is used today?
As a rule, the most common RAID levels in use today are: No RAID - logical data volumes exist within single physical drive RAID 0 - logical data volumes striped across multiple physical drives with no parity/data protection. Common, but not necessarily a good idea (backup is important here). RAID 1 - logical data volumes mirrored, bit-for-bit, between two physical drives (in come implementations, additional mirror drives can be created) RAID 5 - logical data volumes striped across multiple drives with parity/data protection generated and...
Asked in Database Programming
Three types of information contained in a hard drives partition table?
There are three types of partitions: primary partitions, extended partitions and logical drives ...
Asked in Computer Programming, Microsoft Windows
Can be used to partition a drive and create logical drives within these partitions?
The computer management feature in Windows can be used to partition a drive and create logical drives within these partitions. There are also commercial and non-commercial programs available for the same purpose. ...
Asked in Computer Memory, Hard Disk Drives
A physical hard drive that has 2 or more drive letters?
It probably has a partition, which is a way of separating a physical drive into 2 or more logical drives. This is useful is you want to install 2 operating systems, or if you want your operating system on one drive and your data on the other. ...
Asked in MS-DOS
What is the maximum number of logical drives in MS-DOS?
27 (one for each letter of the alphabet).
How many logical drives can a typical FAT file system contain?
26 as it can be each letter of the alphabet.
Asked in Mexico
How were the drives for independence in Mexico and Brazil different?
How did the independence of Brazil differ from that of Mexico
How do you make a seagate hard disk format for the full value?
It may be due to bad sectors that cannot be repaired, or depending on the format partition type FAT16, FAT32, or NTFS. It may be you have the physical HD partitioned into logical drives. ...
When logical drives are present on a basic storage device how many primary partitions can exist?
Primary partition is only one
Asked in Business Travel
How can a hardrive be configured to provide this perception?
Create one primary partition and an extended partition with four logical drives within it. ...
Asked in Linux
What is the difference between sda and hda in Linux?
Historically, hda was used for IDE drives and SDA was used for SCSI drives. Today, regardless of physical interface, all drives are treated as SCSI devices. ...
Asked in Computer Memory
What is the name of the table at the beginning of a hard drive that tells where logical drives are stored on the hard drive?
It's called the MFT table (for NTFS).
What is the maximum number of logical drives that can exist within a single extended partition?
Only limited by the availability of free space in the extended partition.
Asked in Windows XP
Identify and describe three basic disk storage types you can allocate in Windows XP?
primary partitions, extended partitions, and logical drives.
How the working of floppy disk drive differ from hard disk drive?
The head(s) in floppy drives make physical contact with the floppy disk surface, while the heads in hard disk drives fly over the hard disk surface on a cushion of air created by the platter rotation speed. All other features of the devices are similar. ...
What is the maximum number of logical drives on a basic disk?
As per TESTOUT for A+ exam 320-602 the max number of logical drives that can be created in a basic disk's extended partition is 26. Well, Testout is wrong. That may have been correct in the dark days of FAT and DOS, but here in the 21st century, with the use of mount points, the answer is that there is NO LIMIT to the number of logical drives that can be created in an extended partition. I could not quickly find an...
Asked in USB Flash Drives, Memory Cards
Does Secure Digital memory cards have a physical write protect switch just like USB flash drives?
Yes, the secure digital memory cards do have a physical write protect switch like the USB flash drives. ...