[ILUG] harddisk swap
paul at clubi.ie
Fri Apr 30 09:08:08 IST 2004
On Fri, 30 Apr 2004, Paul Jakma wrote:
> (if even that), topping out at somewhere just above 100GB (130 or
Ah 137GB it seems, which'd be 512*2^28.
> mechanism/interface, LBA48, which should be good into the petabytes
> which obviously PC disks will _never_ reach in our lifetimes, never
> mind the next decade.
Which means (512*2^48)/10^15 = 144, so LBA48 should be good for 144
Exabytes, probably several times more if LBA48 doesnt assume anything
about blocksize. Probably still will run out sooner than we think
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