[offtopic] Re: IDE freeze for seconds

MOLNAR Ingo (mingo@chiara.csoma.elte.hu)
Thu, 3 Dec 1998 01:01:35 +0100 (CET)

On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, Alex Buell wrote:

> On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, Aaron Tiensivu wrote:
> > Well, if the Earth has a decent warrenty policy, we'll just get a refurbished
> > planet.. but by that time, they won't be making planets this size anymore, so
> > we'll get an Earth that is the next size up.
> >
> > Anyone know the MTBF rating of the Earth anyway? :)
> Roughly 5 billion years. One hell of a hard disk!

furtunately thats not MTBF but time until scheduled shutdown. But we can
reformat it pretty easily. (takes some time to reinstall later on though)

-- mingo

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