Subject: Re: wow! Look at all that disk space!
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Kenneth D. Merry <email@example.com>
Date: 02/12/1999 21:46:54
Andrew Brown wrote...
> >No- it's actually a bug in df I believe- or maybe NFS....it's certainly
> >not real...but it was fascinating that nobody questioned it right away...
> well...you *are* at nasa, where they do build *massive* storage
> arrays, right? imho, there was a chance you were just bragging. :)
At first, I thought the same thing. But, if you calculate it out, it would
take ~977 Billion 18 Gig disks to get the ~18 Exabytes of disk space that
showed up in his df output.
I think that would strain the production output of Seagate, IBM and Quantum