Power management block for use in a non-volatile memory system

  • US 20040083405A1
  • Filed: 10/14/2003
  • Published: 04/29/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/28/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for utilizing a memory system, the memory system including a non-volatile memory, the non-volatile memory including at least one reserved memory area, the method comprising:

  • providing power to the memory system;

    initializing the non-volatile memory; and

    writing a first signature into the at least one reserved memory area, wherein the first signature is arranged to indicate that the memory system was successfully initialized.

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