Results of DBLSPACE /CHKDSK (95536)
The information in this article applies to:
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.0
This article was previously published under Q95536
The DBLSPACE /CHKDSK command evaluates errors and then sorts them into
three categories: lost clusters, cross-linked files, and other.
The "other" category indicates one or more of the following problems:
• There is a damaged extended BIOS parameter block (BPB). (This is
the BPB specific to the compressed volume file [CVF].)
• There is a damaged beginning or ending signature in the CVF.
• An entry in the MD-FAT (Microsoft DoubleSpace - file allocation
table) is corrupt (unreadable).
• The MD-FAT makes a reference to the MS-DOS FAT that is not valid.
• The sector heap offset is out of range; for example, the sector
heap is larger than the CVF or beyond the size of the logical
NOTE: The DBLSPACE /CHKDSK command will repair, or attempt to repair,
the "other" error.
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