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SubjectRe: what is our answer to ZFS?
Bill Davidsen wrote:

> Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
>
>> Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
>>
>>> In article <200511211252.04217.rob@landley.net> you wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> I believe that on 64 bit platforms, Linux has a 64 bit clean VFS.
>>>> Python says 2**64 is 18446744073709551616, and that's roughly:
>>>> 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 bytes
>>>> 18,446,744,073,709 megs
>>>> 18,446,744,073 gigs
>>>> 18,446,744 terabytes
>>>> 18,446 ... what are those, pedabytes (petabytes?)
>>>> 18 zetabytes
>>>>
>> There you go. I deal with this a lot so, those are the names.
>>
>> Linux is currently limited to 16 TB per VFS mount point, it's all
>> mute, unless VFS gets fixed.
>> mmap won't go above this at present.
>>
> What does "it's all mute" mean?
>
Should be spelled "moot". It's a legal term that means "it doesn't matter".

Jeff
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