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

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Thu May 25 09:11:56 CDT 2006

Charles Shannon Hendrix  <shannon at widomaker.com> wrote:
> 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?

Almost as silly: "yottobytes". Yotto is the SI multiplier for 10^24.

>> 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... :)

Yes, but what a *beautifully-rendered* crash dump on a blue background it
will be.

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