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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 <> 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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