Re: Signature



"Nina" <Nina@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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What is the field Signature in the structure DRIVE_LAYOUT_INFORMATION
? Not enough information in MSDN.

Basically a random 32-bit value generated when the disk is formatted.
Useful for assigning drive letters to removable hard drives. See

http://www.win.tue.nl/~aeb/partitions/partition_types-2.html#ss2.8
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/227704
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Master_boot_record#MBRs_and_disc_identity

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Igor Tandetnik

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