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Files in $MS-DOS$ have to compete for space in the $FAT -16$ table in memory. If one file uses $k$ entries, that is $k$ entries that are not available to any other file, what constraint does this place on the total length of all files combined?
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The constraint  placed on the total lengths of the files combined would be:

  • The sum of lengths of all the files should not be larger than the disc itself.
  • If the collective lengths of the files are larger than the disc, then the disc will not have a place to store all the files on the disc.



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