Method and system for file system management using a flash-erasable, programmable, read-only memory

  • US 6,256,642 B1
  • Filed: 01/29/1992
  • Issued: 07/03/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/29/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A manager for a computer memory comprising:

  • a block allocation routine, the memory divided into blocks of memory locations, each block having an allocation table and a data region divided into data areas, each allocation table having entries corresponding to region data areas, the block allocation routine for selecting a block in which to store data;

    a data area allocation routine for selecting a data area within the data region for the selected block in which to store data, for selecting an allocation table entry to correspond to the selected data area, and for setting the selected allocation table entry to correspond to the selected data area and to an allocated state; and

    a storage routine for storing data in the selected data area.

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