Write only memory

(Hank Lin) #1

So in the class discussing Virtual Address, there was an idea proposed that memory can be write only and that there is a good reason for it and we were asked to think about it. Couldn’t figure it out. Anyone have a good reason for a memory to be write only?

(Geoffrey Challen) #2

There are some security use cases for this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Write-only_memory_(engineering)