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Re: [opensuse] lsm space giveth and space taketh away: missing space?
  • From: Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2010 15:28:56 -0400
  • Message-id: <1283455736.10933.6.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2010-09-02 at 11:01 -0700, John Andersen wrote:
On 9/2/2010 10:38 AM, Per Jessen wrote:
Carlos E. R. wrote:
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On 2010-09-02 13:26, Philipp Thomas wrote:
* Carlos E. R. (carlos.e.r@xxxxxxxxxxxx) [20100902 12:59]:
Yes, but the name has changed. 1024 Bytes is now one kibibyte,
abbreviated 1 KiB. And 1 KB is now exactly 1000 bytes, following
the same rule as for any other unit of measurement (SI).
I know. But apart from the fact that AFAIK the USA do not follow SI.
That KiB/KB mess was created by people with no knowledge of the
computer environment.
The IEEE no knowledge? >:-)
The IEEE is probably fine, but the KiB/KB idea was actually created by
the IEC.
I lost track, Did Linda ever get an answer before the thread became
a pontificating rant?

I replied [with some further questions relating to her LVM setup] to the
original post - so hopefully her mail client placed it before all this
noise. :)

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