Subject: Re: wow! Look at all that disk space!
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Paul Newhouse <email@example.com>
Date: 02/12/1999 21:36:52
Kenneth D. Merry" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>Andrew Brown wrote...
>> Matt 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 figured they had NAStore looking through to the tape silo's!! *8^))
>I think that would strain the production output of Seagate, IBM and Quantum
It would firm up their bottom line pretty nicely!!