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SubjectRe: Two hdds on one channel - why so slow?
On Tue, Jan 08, 2002 at 07:41:42AM -0500, Rob Landley wrote:
> The goal was to see how cheaply we could get to 10 terabytes of storage. We
> didn't do the whole cluster, but I think we determined we only needed 4 or 5
> nodes to do it. Then the dot-com crash hit and that company's business model
> changed, project got shelved...

Hi Rob, how did you manage to get 10TB storage? It's my understanding
that kernel block device still counts 1kB blocks using 32bit (signed)
integer. So, that's 2TB in total. Are you talking about 5 x 2TB?

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