Patent Number: 7,823,209

Title: Information recording medium, information recording medium accessing device, and area setting method

Abstract: An information recording medium contains a semiconductor memory as a storage device for storing data and having plural areas to be managed by mutually independent file systems, an area information storage for storing information about size and position of each area of the semiconductor memory, a host interface for receiving a command for setting each area size of the semiconductor memory from an accessing device, and an area size setter for setting the size and position of each area of the semiconductor memory. The area size setter sets the area size of each area in the semiconductor memory based on the specified setting condition according to the command received from the accessing device.

Inventors: Maeda; Takuji (Osaka, JP), Inoue; Shinji (Osaka, JP)

Assignee: Panasonic Corporation

International Classification: G06F 7/04 (20060101); G06F 17/30 (20060101); H04N 7/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00