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Avoid to use bad memory by segment control

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000127540D
Publication Date: 2005-Aug-31
Document File: 1 page(s) / 44K

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Our current HDD has a system ECC function in order to detect and correct DRAM error. 1 symbol error per page (512 byte +ECC) can be corrected by system ECC function, but 2 or more errors per page causes hardware failure. If bad memory locations are registered and never used, the availability and reliability of the system ECC function is improved.