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SubjectRe: [PATCH] scsi/sd: Fix size output in MB
On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 12:13:14AM +0200, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> On Sat, 30 Aug 2008 16:45:49 -0500
> James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com> wrote:
> > Does MMC have the 10^3 requirement like SCSI/ATA disks do, or can you
> > use 2^10 like standard computer stuff for capacities?
>
> Some do, some don't. I prefer the 2^10 and MiB variants as it avoids
> ambiguity.

I think the most compelling reason for ensuring they're the same is
that you can plug these devices into both an MMC slot directly and a
card-reader and have them show up over USB. You don't want the reported
capacity to change when you do that.

--
Matthew Wilcox Intel Open Source Technology Centre
"Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
operating system, but compare it to ours. We can't possibly take such
a retrograde step."


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