Patent Number: 8,793,430

Title: Electronic system having memory with a physical block having a sector storing data and indicating a move status of another sector of the physical block

Abstract: In an embodiment, only one sector of a plurality of sectors in a physical block of a plurality of physical blocks has a sector status location configured to store information that indicates a move status of an other sector of the plurality sectors of the physical block of the plurality of physical blocks, where the only one sector of the plurality of sectors in the physical block of the plurality of physical blocks is configured to store a sector of data in addition to the information that indicates the move status.

Inventors: Estakhri; Petro (Danville, CA), Iman; Berhanu (Sunnyvale, CA), Ganjuei; Ali R. (San Ramon, CA)

Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.

International Classification: G06F 12/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/29/12018