Re: what is our answer to ZFS?
Date: Tue Nov 22 2005 - 11:15:05 EST
On Tue, 22 Nov 2005, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
> > Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> >> In article <200511211252.04217.rob@xxxxxxxxxxx> 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?
It means "it's all moot."
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