Subject: Re: wow! Look at all that disk space!
To: Kenneth D. Merry <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/13/1999 00:41:55
>> >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. does make some nice big 32 gig (ultra 2 wide scsi) drives.
that cuts it down to a little over half a trillion.

>I think that would strain the production output of Seagate, IBM and Quantum
>combined. :)

very probably, yes.  oh well...nasa'll have to wait. :)

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