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Bryn Paul Arnold Jones (bpaj@gytha.demon.co.uk) wrote:
: > For the current implementations the absolute limits are the 36 bits
: > address bus (== 64GB) and 1TB virtual addrss space for user programs. This
: > shouldn't really be a limit for anyone (no, don't mmap your TB raid array ...)
: > but iff there is room in the architecture to grow the user address space up
: > to 2^63 bytes (8 Exabytes), the physical address space up to 2^56 bytes (64
: > Petabytes). Numbers that are pretty insane huge ...
: >
:
: Don't say that, those are famous last words (rember that a certain Gates
: is supposed to have said that 640k is enough for anyone ...).

See http://microsoft.is.lame.org:8001/~chris/HATE/gallery/angry.jpg
for more on this issue.

Oleg.


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