Meaning : Drive Parameter Block
Category : Computers
Sub Category : Storage Media
Type : Initialism
DPB full form – Drive Parameter Block
DPB is drive parameter block or disk parameter block and is used in sorts of hard drives and fixed memory devices.It is part of the physical drive that contains information regarding the different components and parameters of that memory.
This could be the number of sectors,number of data clusters,allocation of FAT or NTFS compression,bytes per sector and other information that the computer can read during startup