Subject: Re: wow! Look at all that disk space!
To: None <>
From: Paul Newhouse <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/12/1999 21:36:52
Kenneth D. Merry" <> writes:
>Andrew Brown wrote...
>> Matt wrote:
>> >No- it's actually a bug in df I believe- or maybe's certainly
>> >not real...but it was fascinating that nobody questioned it right away...
>> *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
>combined. :)

It would firm up their bottom line pretty nicely!!