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Beneficient Method for Reserving MD as Reserved Area

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014371D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a method for allocating reserved area in mid-region of Hard Disk Drives (HDD). Reserved area is a special area used for holding fundumental data, parameters that are peculiar to each drives, such as PES (Position Error Signal) gain, tap values, etc., and used for micro code test sequence. Data loss in the reserved area will result