US 9,811,461 B1
Data storage system
Marvin Dela Cruz Fenol, Bacood Santa Mesa Manila (PH); Jik-Jik Oyong Abad, Pasay (PH); and Precious Nezaiah Umali Pestano, Quezon (PH)
Assigned to BiTMICRO Networks, Inc., Fremont, CA (US)
Filed by Marvin Dela Cruz Fenol, Bacood Santa Mesa Manila (PH); Jik-Jik Oyong Abad, Pasay (PH); and Precious Nezaiah Umali Pestano, Quezon (PH)
Filed on Apr. 17, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/690,370.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/981,165, filed on Apr. 17, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/981,150, filed on Apr. 17, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/980,634, filed on Apr. 17, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/980,594, filed on Apr. 17, 2014.
Int. Cl. G06F 12/02 (2006.01); G06F 12/0831 (2016.01)
CPC G06F 12/0246 (2013.01) [G06F 12/0833 (2013.01); G06F 2212/62 (2013.01); G06F 2212/7201 (2013.01)] 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method, comprising:
requesting an update or modification on a control data in at least one flash block in a storage memory;
requesting a cache memory for a vacant cache memory area in the cache memory;
replicating, from the storage memory to the cache memory wherein the cache memory is a volatile memory, the control data to be updated or to be modified;
moving a clean cache link list to a dirty cache link list so that the control data is changed in the cache memory and so that the dirty cache link list is changed to reflect the update or modification on the control data; and
moving the dirty cache link list to a for flush link list and writing an updated control data from the for flush link list to a free flash page in the storage memory.