December 24, 2001

Megabytes (MB) or Mebibytes (MiB)?

Author: JT Smith

Jeremy writes "A recent patch was applied to the CML2 file, a file which is used to explain configuration options when compiling a Linux kernel. The patch changed references from the common megabyte (MB) to the relatively unknown NIST standard mebibyte (MiB). An interesting debate ensued, as reported in this article."


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