[A51] TableConvert Offsets

Jan Hrach jenda at yakumo.hrach.eu
Mon Apr 11 23:34:43 CEST 2016


I'm not sure about the "Table:" beginning of the line (maybe there is no prefix at all), but definitely the rest is
/mnt/tables/gsm/100.ins 100 0

On 11.4.2016 21:02, prosilec at openmailbox.org wrote:
> Thanks Jan.
> 
> Furthermore, could you tell me which of the following given below is the correct format for tables.conf?
> 
> #Settings A:
> #============================
> Tables: /mnt/tables/gsm/100.ins 100 0
> Tables: /mnt/tables/gsm/108.ins 108 0
> .
> .
> Tables: /mnt/disk2/gsm/500.ins 500 0
> #============================
> 
> 
> OR
> 
> #Settings B:
> #============================
> Tables: /mnt/tables/gsm/100.ins 100 1
> Tables: /mnt/tables/gsm/108.ins 108 1
> .
> .
> Tables: /mnt/disk2/gsm/500.ins 500 1
> #============================
> 
> OR
> 
> #Settings C:
> #============================
> Table: 0 100 0
> Table: 1 108 0
> Table: 2 116 0
> .
> .
> Table: 39 500 0
> #============================
> 
> Which one of the above has the correct syntax? A,B,C OR none !
> Note that some of the tables are on a separate disk :(
> 
> Regards,
> Spørgeren
> 
> 
> On 2016-04-09 18:31, Jan Hrach wrote:
>> The offset is meant to be used when you are converting multiple tables
>> to raw device without filesystem.
>> You definitely want all tables to start at offset 0 when you have them in files.
>>
>> Offset :1 would mean 4096 from the beginning, which makes no sense. If
>> you were to put it to the device, you will have to see how many blocks
>> were written and then set the offset to that (maybe +1). These offsets
>> are expected to be around 10000000.
>>
>> On 9.4.2016 12:50, prosilec at openmailbox.org wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>>
>>> While manually converting dlt files to idx and inx using:
>>>
>>> ./TableConvert di /media/tables/a51_table_100.dlt /media/GSM/100.ins:0 /media/GSM/100.idx
>>>
>>> Do I keep the offset the same for all remaining files as well?
>>>
>>> Example:
>>>
>>> ./TableConvert di /media/tables/a51_table_268.dlt /media/GSM/268.ins:0 /media/GSM/268.idx
>>>
>>> OR
>>>
>>> Does the offset (ins:0) change or increment in a pattern to ins:1 ins:2 .. etc. ?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Spørgeren
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