Data corruption detection apparatus and method

  • US 6,195,767 B1
  • Filed: 09/14/1998
  • Issued: 02/27/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/14/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. An apparatus for detecting data corruption resulting from defective operation of a floppy diskette controller, the method comprising:

  • a storage medium containing data disposed in a series of bytes;

    a processor operably connected to the storage medium and programmed to execute a signature detection module, the signature detection module being effective to detect improper storage of the bytes, wherein the improper storage results from an error of a type causing erroneous replication of a byte in a sector of a storage medium;

    a memory device operably connected to the processor for storing the signature detecting module.

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