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Power drop protection in HDD

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014331D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

This method solves the hard error problem caused by non intentional power off during write operation in Hard Disk Drive (HDD). There are two data loss happens by the power drop during write operation, data loss transferred from the host to HDD and the data split in sector as the write operation stops between the sector.