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SubjectRe: possible SCSI device numbering solution
hpa@freya.yggdrasil.com (H. Peter Anvin)  wrote on 27.06.96 in <hpa.31d2017d.Linux.is.free@freya.yggdrasil.com>:

> Followup to: <199606261354.JAA00960@nic.ott.hookup.net>
> By author: "Andrew E. Mileski" <aem@nic.ott.hookup.net>
> In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> >
> > With 32-bit block numbering: 4Gb x 1k block = 4Tb
> >
> > Let me know when 4Tb drives break the $300 barrier :-)
> >
>
> At the going rate, some time in 2007 or 2008.

Probably together with computers that have RAM in the gigabyte region, and
processors with gigahertz speed.

And half of your RAM will be eaten up by X11R17, and the other half by
Netscape "Diamond" 20.

You know, this is *really* frightening.

MfG Kai


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