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Graeme Weston Lewis, David M Springberg, Stephen D Hanna: Hardware assisted mask read/write. LSI Logic Corporation, January 2, 2001: US06170034 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a method of transferring data when some of the data is masked. A mask table is provided to a storage device where it is duplicated and stored with the duplicate. The duplicate data is compared to the original data for a data protection function. A mask index counter an ...


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Douglas A Prins, Aaron K Olbrich, Huapeng Guan, Graeme Weston Lewis, Anand Kulkarni, Yipei Yu: Tracking intermix of writes and un-map commands across power cycles. SanDisk Technologies, Brinks Gilson & Lione, September 5, 2017: US09753649

Systems, methods and/or devices are used to enable tracking intermix of writes and un-map commands across power cycles. In one aspect, the method includes (1) receiving, at a storage device, a plurality of commands from a host, the storage device including non-volatile memory, (2) maintaining a log ...