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Re: [opensuse] Re: Hardware problem
  • From: "Boyd Stephen Smith Jr." <bss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 11:11:33 -0500
  • Message-id: <200906231111.39261.bss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
In <20090623151834.GA16473@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, David Haller wrote:
2 TiBiB.

Tebibybibytes?

"T" = "Tera-"
"Ti" = "Tebi-" a.k.a. "binary Tera-"

You either mean "2 TebiB" or "2 TiB".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binary_prefix#IEC_standard_prefixes

(In short, it is a mess; however, the clear, correct use of the IEC binary
prefixes and standard SI prefixes can help.)
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