GB2411499B - Method of writing data to non-volatile memory - Google Patents

Method of writing data to non-volatile memory

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GB2411499B
GB2411499B GB0509655A GB0509655A GB2411499B GB 2411499 B GB2411499 B GB 2411499B GB 0509655 A GB0509655 A GB 0509655A GB 0509655 A GB0509655 A GB 0509655A GB 2411499 B GB2411499 B GB 2411499B
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volatile memory
writing data
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Sergey Anatolievich Gorobets
Alan David Bennett
Alan Welsh Sinclair
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Lexar Media Inc
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
    • G06F12/00Accessing, addressing or allocating within memory systems or architectures
    • G06F12/02Addressing or allocation; Relocation
    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
    • G06F12/00Accessing, addressing or allocating within memory systems or architectures
    • G06F12/02Addressing or allocation; Relocation
    • G06F12/0223User address space allocation, e.g. contiguous or non contiguous base addressing
    • G06F12/023Free address space management
    • G06F12/0238Memory management in non-volatile memory, e.g. resistive RAM or ferroelectric memory
    • G06F12/0246Memory management in non-volatile memory, e.g. resistive RAM or ferroelectric memory in block erasable memory, e.g. flash memory
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