Deep thinking about the Wear-leveling mothed

Artem Bityutskiy dedekind at
Wed Jul 30 06:25:58 EDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 17:24 +0800, xiaochuan-xu wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 09:22 +0300, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> > Also, I am not sure it is save to erase one eraseblock several million
> > times and do not erase neighbor eraseblocks. There are "radiation"
> > effects in some flashes, when unused eraseblocks slowly "rot" when
> > their
> > neighbor eraseblocks are used a lot.
> I'm sorry but I'm not understand this clearly.

In this particular case I meant AG-AND flashes. They had "radiation"
effect, which means if you have 2 eraseblocks A and B, and you change A
a lot, but do not change B, B may become corrupted at some point.

P.S. I have not idea if these flashes are still produced/used.

Best regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (Битюцкий Артём)

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