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SubjectRe: possible SCSI device numbering solution
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> > I'm reminded of somebody saying, "they'll never need more than 640k". :-/
> >
> This really is'nt a problem. If you look back, the capacity of hard
> disks increased, not the number of hard disks in a system. It's much more
> likely that we run in trouble becauce 32 bits are to small to count the
> all the sectors of a disk...
>
> Gerd

With 32-bit block numbering: 4Gb x 1k block = 4Tb

Let me know when 4Tb drives break the $300 barrier :-)

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