> For the current implementations the absolute limits are the 36 bits
> address bus (== 64GB) and 1TB virtual addrss space for user programs. This
> shouldn't really be a limit for anyone (no, don't mmap your TB raid array ...)
> but iff there is room in the architecture to grow the user address space up
> to 2^63 bytes (8 Exabytes), the physical address space up to 2^56 bytes (64
> Petabytes). Numbers that are pretty insane huge ...
Don't say that, those are famous last words (rember that a certain Gates
is supposed to have said that 640k is enough for anyone ...).
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