Eldos Solid File System ST XFS

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ST, XFS


Format Specifications

// Eldos Solid File System 
// ST, XFS file format

// header
2 bytes - unknown // 12
2 bytes (char) - magic  // NW
num_of_values *
{
  2 bytes - some value  // 33 or 32
}
x bytes - padding


// file system info?
2 bytes (char) - magic  // NW
2 bytes - nulls
2 bytes - unknown // 1
8 bytes - nulls
4 bytes - next line characters // \x0D\x00\x0A\x00
124 bytes (char) - storage logo name // default is "SolFS for Windows (c) EldoS Corporation\n"
5 bytes - nulls
4 bytes (uint32) - number of files?? // 4
4 bytes (uint32) - unknown // 260, 1028 or 1540
4 bytes (uint32) - unknown // 256, 4608 or 12800
93 bytes - unknown
4 bytes - some CRC value  // e.g. \x95\xAF\x25\x3B
x bytes - padding



// unknown structure  
4 bytes (uint32) - type1 // 32
4 bytes (uint32) - type2 // 2
68 bytes - unknown
x bytes - padding


// Note: data ends right after this structure 
// when there are no files and no directories in the XFS/ST file.



// directory info structure
4 bytes (uint32) - type1  // 33
4 bytes (uint32) - type2  // 3
4 bytes - nulls
4 bytes (uint32) - unknown  // 2
4 bytes - nulls
32-76 bytes - unknown 
num_of_directories *
{
    4 bytes (uint32) - unknown  // 4 or 5
    4 bytes (uint32) - unknown  // 6 or 8
    4 bytes (uint32) - unknown  // 2
    4 bytes (uint32) - unknown  // 8
    4 bytes - nulls
    44 bytes (char) - directory name // e.g. "Text files"
}
x bytes - padding



// file info structure
number_of_files_in_directory *
{
   4 bytes (uint32) - type1  // 32
   4 bytes (uint32) - type2  // 4 or 5
   88 bytes - unknown
   x bytes - file data
}
x bytes - padding


// unknown structure
4 bytes (uint32) - type1  // 32
4 bytes (uint32) - type2  // 6
42 bytes - unknown
24 bytes - unknown  // "fJaR...@fJaR...@fJaR...@"
8 bytes - nulls
4 bytes (uint32) - some size?
4 bytes - nulls
4 bytes (uint32) - unknown // 7
x bytes - padding



// filenames structure
4 bytes (uint32) - type1  // 33
4 bytes (uint32) - type2  // 7

num_of_files *
{
   44 bytes - some file attributes?
   44 bytes - file name  // e.g. "text1.txt"
}
x bytes - padding

MultiEx BMS Script

Not written yet.

Notes and Comments

  • This is format used by Eldos Solid File System.
  • Files can be encrypted with AES and compressed with ZLIB. Whole archive may be encrypted with AES. Custom encryption is also supported.
  • Padding size depends on page size which can be set to 256, 512, 1024, 2048, 4096, 8192, 16384, 32768 or 65536 bytes.

Games

List of games using this file format:

  • Rakion
  • Rakion Chaos Force

Compatible Programs

See Also