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    Exclamation windows file system , pearing inside the pandoras box...

    {In mysql because of sql name in one of the databases}
    Ive decided to peer inside the pandoras box that is windows file system From my usage over the last 3 years i have discovered its uses but how exactly it functions is a mystery to me.
    From my Win Fs logs....


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     2005-11-13 19:19:32.19 server    Microsoft Windows File System 6.0.3718.0 (Intel X86) 
    	Nov 20 2002 04:14:52 
    	Copyright (c) 1988-2001 Microsoft Corporation
    	Desktop Edition on Windows NT 6.0 (Build 3718: )
    
    2005-11-13 19:19:32.20 server    Copyright (C) 1988-2001 Microsoft Corporation.
    2005-11-13 19:19:32.20 server    All rights reserved.
    2005-11-13 19:19:32.20 server    Server Process ID is 880.
    2005-11-13 19:19:32.20 server    Logging Windows File System messages in file 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\WinFS\log\errorlog'.
    2005-11-13 19:19:32.21 server    Registry Startup Parameters:
    2005-11-13 19:19:32.21 server    	 -d C:\WINDOWS\system32\WinFS\data\master.mdf
    2005-11-13 19:19:32.21 server    	 -e C:\WINDOWS\system32\WinFS\log\errorlog
    2005-11-13 19:19:32.21 server    	 -l C:\WINDOWS\system32\WinFS\data\mastlog.ldf
    2005-11-13 19:19:32.32 server    Windows File System is starting at priority class 'normal'(1 CPU detected).
    2005-11-13 19:19:33.07 server    Windows File System configured for thread mode processing.
    2005-11-13 19:19:33.12 server    Using dynamic lock allocation. [50] Lock Blocks, [100] Lock Owner Blocks.
    2005-11-13 19:19:33.70 spid5     Starting up database 'master'.
    2005-11-13 19:19:34.98 spid5     Starting up database 'mssqlsystemresource'.
    2005-11-13 19:19:35.17 server    Using 'SNI' version '0'.
    2005-11-13 19:19:35.20 spid5     Server name is 'ALPHAADD-Q10YN2\WinFS'.
    2005-11-13 19:19:35.23 server    Windows File System is ready for client connections
    2005-11-13 19:19:35.25 spid5     Cannot open or query full-text registry key.
    2005-11-13 19:19:35.41 spid5     Recovery complete.
    2005-11-13 19:19:42.04 spid51    Starting up database 'model'.
    2005-11-13 19:19:44.05 spid51    Starting up database 'Volume{901279f4-f666-11d6-a963-806e6f6e6963}'.
    2005-11-13 19:19:45.16 spid51    Setting database option RECOVERY to SIMPLE for database Volume{901279f4-f666-11d6-a963-806e6f6e6963}.
    2005-11-13 19:19:45.21 spid51    Setting database option AUTO_CLOSE to ON for database Volume{901279f4-f666-11d6-a963-806e6f6e6963}.
    2005-11-13 19:19:45.22 spid51    Setting database option AUTO_CREATE_STATISTICS to ON for database Volume{901279f4-f666-11d6-a963-806e6f6e6963}.
    2005-11-13 19:19:45.22 spid51    Setting database option AUTO_SHRINK to ON for database Volume{901279f4-f666-11d6-a963-806e6f6e6963}.
    2005-11-13 19:19:45.22 spid51    Setting database option AUTO_UPDATE_STATISTICS to ON for database Volume{901279f4-f666-11d6-a963-806e6f6e6963}.
    2005-11-13 19:19:45.22 spid51    Setting database option RECURSIVE_TRIGGERS to ON for database Volume{901279f4-f666-11d6-a963-806e6f6e6963}.
    2005-11-13 19:19:53.36 spid51    Clearing tempdb database.
    2005-11-13 19:19:57.52 spid51    Starting up database 'tempdb'.
    Im assuming you know what these .mdf and .ldf database files are and more importently how to open them [There are 5Mb].
    What software would i need
    Last edited by AlphaAddict; 11-16-2005 at 04:54 PM.

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    That is Microsoft SQL Server which is different than MySQL. Those files are the ones used in a MSSQL database. mdf I believe is the data file and the ldf is the log file if memory serves but I could be mistaken.
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    Hi,

    Well, WinFS seems to be quite an interesting one filesystem. If you wish, you can find information on it at this source: http://www.ntfs.com/ Theres plwnty of other info there as well.


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