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    SubjectRe: patch for sd.c: fix MB vs. GB
    On Tue, 29 Dec 1998, J. S. Connell wrote:

    > On Tue, 29 Dec 1998, Oliver Xymoron wrote:
    > > Unfortunately it's not just one device. Think about modems, network cards,
    > > etc. Quick, how long should it take to send a megabyte across a 10Mbps
    > > link? .8 seconds?
    > Data communications except ethernet:
    > kilobit == 1000 bits
    > megabit == 1024 kilobits

    It's not really that simple. At any rate, it still means the answer to
    my question is not immediately obvious as the two are using similarly
    named but different units. And it was a rhetorical question anyway. But
    I should know better than to post rhetorical questions to linux-kernel by

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