Computing stuff tied to the physical world

Emulating EEPROM

In Book on Apr 1, 2015 at 00:01

The LPC8xx series has no EEPROM memory. This type of Electrically Erasable memory is very useful to store configuration settings which need to be retained across power cycles:

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But we can emulate it with flash memory, despite the somewhat different properties.

Here’s the why’s, what’s, and how’s of this software trick – in this week’s article series:

There’s quite a bit of detail involved to get this right, as you will see.

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