bad block

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Noun1.bad block - (computer science) a block (usually one sector) that cannot reliably hold databad block - (computer science) a block (usually one sector) that cannot reliably hold data
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
block - (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted; "since blocks are often defined as a single sector, the terms `block' and `sector' are sometimes used interchangeably"
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That stretch of property, residents and city officials say, was a particularly bad block in a city littered with dilapidated houses.
This includes wear leveling, bad block handling, and the many other subtleties of managing NAND flash.
"But even if we make a bad block, they can still find something.
An eMMC IC with host can handle flash management including flash read/write, dual channel data transmission, ECC (error correction coding), wear leveling, and bad block management.
Table 7 shows the time of three algorithms with no bad block or one bad block.
If more than ten bad bytes are detected in a single block, the block is marked as a bad block. Bad blocks are skipped on read and write attempts, resulting in data loss.
The [United States] remains the best house on a bad block; the cleanest shirt in the dirty closet.
Optionally, a NAND Flash File system (FFS) is also available to support advanced features such as flash memory read/write, garbage collection, bad block management, wear leveling, and other background functions.
FlashFX(TM) Tera features pre-written support for over 300 flash parts, including MLC, works with virtually any NAND controller, and features wear leveling, bad block management, and background compaction for unrivaled performance.
* Improved data integrity via static wear leveling, Reed-Solomon ECC and bad block managenrent.