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Chung Wen Ma, Chun Hung Lin, Tai Yao Lee, Li Jen Lee, Ju Xu Lee, Ting Chung Hu: Method and system for managing a flash memory mass storage system. Macronix International, Mark A Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Haynes, September 21, 1999: US05956473 (201 worldwide citation)

The present application discloses methods to provide defect management, wear leveling and data security to a mass storage system implemented using flash memory. The flash memory is organized into a plurality of blocks. Each block has a special region for storing its attributes. In defect management, ...


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Chung Wen Ma, Chu Hung Lin, Tai Yao Lee, Li Jen Lee, Ju Xu Lee, Ting Chung Hu: Flash memory mass storage system. Macronix International, Mark A Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Haynes, August 3, 1999: US05933368 (156 worldwide citation)

An architecture for a mass storage system using flash memory is described. This architecture involves organizing the flash memory into a plurality of blocks. These blocks are then divided into several categories. One of the categories is a working category used to store data organized in accordance ...


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Chung Wen Ma, Chun Hung Lin, Tai Yao Lee, Li Jen Lee, Ju Xu Lee, Ting Chung Hu: Flash memory mass storage system. Macronix International, Mark A Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Haynes, April 28, 1998: US05745418 (151 worldwide citation)

An architecture for a mass storage system using flash memory is described. This architecture involves organizing the flash memory into a plurality of blocks. These blocks are then divided into several categories. One of the categories is a working category used to store data organized in accordance ...