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Re: Knoppix ISO image is 715MB - How Do I burn it ?

on Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 09:55:33PM -0400, Kevin McKinley (ronin2@bellatlantic.net) wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Jun 2003 02:59:23 +0200 (CEST)
> Roberto Sanchez <rcsanchez97@yahoo.es> wrote:
> > That is true only in the technical sense.  I.e., the spec sheet for my
> > laptop says it has a 20GB harddrive (and in 2 pt. font, at the bottom,
> > they define a GB as 1,000,000,000 bytes).  So, in the technical sense, my
> > drive is only 18.6 GB (20e9/1024^3).  Leave it up to the marketing types
> > to cloud the issue.
> Actually the term for 1024^3 bytes is mebibyte, and 1024 of them is a
> gibibyte:
> http://kerneltrap.com/node.php?id=340&PHPSESSID=cc5d94e5ff669af1a325ba1d5196c985

Or perhaps more authoritatively:


See also:


But oddly enough, not (yet):



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