DOS 3.3 utility to free up track 2 sectors?

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DOS 3.3 utility to free up track 2 sectors?

Does anyone know of a utility on Asimov for DOS 3.3 that can edit the volume bitmap, to free up unused sectors in track 2?

DOS 3.3 does not fully occupy the first three tracks (0,1,2) and only uses about 8 of the sectors in track 2, though by default the volume bitmap marks the entire track as in use.

It is possible to mark those extra sectors as available for program storage, though it's very hard to do by hand with a sector editor.