Segmenting non-volatile memory into logical pages sized to fit groups of commonly erasable data

  • US 5,765,211 A
  • Filed: 10/15/1996
  • Issued: 06/09/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/18/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of storing information in an electrically erasable non-volatile memory, such information being structured into logical entities, comprising the steps of:

  • segmenting the memory into pages, each of which includes a plurality of bits from the memory that are erasable together;

    organizing at least a selected one of the logical entities into data pages sized to correspond with the memory pages;

    arranging the information stored in the memory so that said at least one selected logical entity occupies, in an exclusive manner, an integer number of the memory pages.

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