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Drive write process quick abort by Master Position Error Signal

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014455D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

The servo signal is read from the servo pattern on the drive media. The head signal is transferred to Servo interface block by way of Arm Electronics (AE) and CHANNEL. Servo Assist makes servo calculation to get the head location with the data on the Servo interface. If the difference between target location and the current head location is over the criteria, media (drive) write process is aborted soon. Servo pattern The exapmle flow of the process is shown below. HDC/MPU