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Old 07-08-2006, 04:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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can you guys tell me what the difference between linear and non-linear flash is?

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Old 07-08-2006, 05:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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wikipedia is your friend.

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Old 07-08-2006, 05:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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did a wiki on it, came up with nothing

did a google and came up with this

the linear/non-linear refers to addressing

linear memory is NOR flash
& non-linear memory is NAND flash

i came across this article which states that NOR flash data and command bus are seperate and on the NAND flash they are multiplexed. how does that make addressing scheme non-linear though?
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