Format for recording data in a storage disk

DC
  • US 6,738,333 B1
  • Filed: 05/30/2000
  • Issued: 05/18/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/30/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A data storage disk comprising:

  • a writeable area having a servo track, the writeable area including;

    a writeable system area formed beginning adjacent to an inner boundary of the writeable area out toward the outer boundary of the writeable area as data is written to said writeable area;

    a writeable data area formed beginning adjacent an outer boundary of the writeable area in toward the inner boundary of the writeable area as data is written to said writeable area, the writeable system area containing attributes of data stored in the writeable data area; and

    a blank region separating the writeable system area and the writeable data area, said blank region decreasing in size as said data is written to said writeable area.

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