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    Question Total Memory

    in UT, the Total Memory:2088.96Mbs, while i use :free -m , and it shows total memory 1992, what's the reason?

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    2088.96 million-bytes = 1992.17 megabytes

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnsonx42 View Post
    2088.96 million-bytes = 1992.17 megabytes
    thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnsonx42 View Post
    2088.96 million-bytes = 1992.17 megabytes
    Are you sure? Bytes are bytes...

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    And mega is 1024 thousand
    The world is divided into 10 kinds of people, who know binary and those not

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    actually a megabyte is 2^20 bytes, or 1024*1024 bytes, or 1024 kilobytes, all of which equal 1048576 bytes.

    to look at it another way, a megabyte is ~4.86% more than a million bytes.
    Last edited by johnsonx42; 05-30-2011 at 07:23 PM.

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