[rescue] Biggest drives (and SVM) in a U60?yi

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Fri May 19 17:12:14 CDT 2006

Nick B. <nick at pelagiris.org> wrote:

> Well, as I was curious, my reading of the SCSI spec puts the "maximum"
> size of a SCSI-3 device at blocksize*256^9 bytes, which is... erm, *big*.

About 2.4YB:

>>> 512*256**9 / 1e24

> Billions of terrabytes if I can count that high. SCSI-2's limit is much
> more "reasonable", but still high.

I have a faint recollection of a 32 bit field in the SCSI-2 command which
would limit it to 2.2TB. You'll probably need two such drives for Windows
Vista :)

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