[A51] TableConvert Offsets

Jan Hrach jenda at yakumo.hrach.eu
Wed Apr 13 04:14:26 CEST 2016


Yes, it's start position inside the file, so all are starting at the beginning - 0.

On 12.4.2016 21:50, prosilec at openmailbox.org wrote:
> Thanks again.
> 
> One final question:
> 
> /mnt/tables/gsm/100.ins 100 0
> /mnt/tables/gsm/100.ins 108 0
> .
> .
> .
> /mnt/tables/gsm/100.ins 500 0
> 
> 
> OR
> 
> 
> /mnt/tables/gsm/100.ins 100 0
> /mnt/tables/gsm/100.ins 108 1
> .
> .
> .
> /mnt/tables/gsm/100.ins 500 49
> 
> I think these are the start positions of independent files and not a raw disk, so I guess the first option.. Correct?
> 
> Regards,
> Spørgeren
> 
> 
> On 2016-04-12 00:34, Jan Hrach wrote:
>> 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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