The disk_initialize function initializes the disk drive.

DSTATUS disk_initialize (
  BYTE Drive           /* Physical drive number */


Specifies the physical drive number to initialize.

Return Values

This function returns a disk status as the result. For details of the disk status, refer to the disk_status function.


The disk_initialize function initializes a physical drive and put it ready to read/write. When the function succeeded, STA_NOINIT flag in the return value is cleard.

Application program MUST NOT call this function, or FAT structure on the volume can be corrapted. To re-initialize the file system, use f_mount function.This function is called on volume mount process in the FatFs module to manage the media change.