Hi All,

I was trying to get some hba or  sata controller pci card which can connect more than 16 disks, I mean it has around 16 ports ?.  I got the card available having 8 ports ? Anybody have any idea from where to get this or any link about it will be useful.

Thanks,
Krishna


On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 8:42 PM, Michaelian Ennis <michaelian.ennis@gmail.com> wrote:
On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 10:48 AM, Sam Hopkins <sah@coraid.com> wrote:
>> me that at max how much block devices I can export using vblade and what
>> will be the maximum size of each block device.
>
> AoE has a limitation of 65535 major x 255 minor addresses, so you're
> limited to approximately 16 million block devices on a single
> broadcast domain / san.  For each individual block device, the ATA
> lba48 addressing restricts you to about 140 PetaBytes.
>

What am I supposed to do with 2.2 yottabytes per broadcast domain?  I
need real storage!  :)

ian