Data Transfer Control for Hard Disk Drives with AT Interface
Original Publication Date: 1995-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-30
Disclosed is a control method of data transfer for Read Multiple, Write Multiple, and Set Multiple commands of AT interface for Hard Disk Drive (HDD). The disclosed control method works regardless of existence of any fraction of the transferred data sectors. The fraction appears when the number of Sector to be transferred for Read Multiple command or Write Multiple command is not just multiple of the block size which is set by Set Multiple command prior to the Read Multiple command or Write Multiple command.