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Methods and apparatus for allowing different mapping implementations, including a many-to-one logical to physical block mapping, to be used within a memory system are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for mapping a plurality of logical blocks to a physical block includes identifying a first logical block meets at least one criterion. The method also includes identifying a second logical block which is substantially complementary to the first logical block, and providing contents associated with the first logical block and contents associated with the second logical block to the physical block.

Title
Hybrid mapping implementation within a non-volatile memory system
Application Number
11/617441
Publication Number
7702880 (B2)
Application Date
December 28, 2006
Publication Date
April 20, 2010
Inventor
Farshid Sabet Sharghi
San Jose
CA, US
Bahman Qawami
San Jose
CA, US
Robert C Chang
Danville
CA, US
Agent
Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
Assignee
SanDisk Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G06F 12/00
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