Patent Number: 8,089,832

Title: Method and apparatus for immediately writing or reading files on a disc-like recording medium having control information on defect management

Abstract: A method and apparatus for recording digital information signals on a removable rewritable medium include recording control information on defect management. The recording medium includes predefined locations for enabling booting and/or file system read/write, where at least one of the predefined locations contains the control information.

Inventors: Ijtsma; Pope (Eindhoven, NL), Hamelinck; Dirk (Hasselt, BE)

Assignee: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.

International Classification: G11B 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-01-03 0:00:00