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

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Wed May 24 22:45:43 CDT 2006

Fri, 19 May 2006 @ 22:12 +0000, Peter Corlett said:

> 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:

Yabba Dabba Doo Bytes?

> 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 :)

That's OK, 2.2TB is pretty cheap compared to the SGI rendering farm
you'll need to display the login screen... :)

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