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SubjectRe: GB vs. MB

> So you just have to divide it out. If your floppy disk says it has only say
> 1474560bytes available the disk is actually a 1.40MB floppy. NOT a 1.44MB.

Agreed. "1.44Mb" floppy has 80 cylinders of 36 sectors of 512 bytes.
80*36*512 = 1440kb (about 1.40Mb)

Andrew E. Mileski
Linux Plug-and-Play Kernel Project
XFree86 Matrox Team

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