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* [[User:Robatino|robatino]] - Minor point - the FAT32 file size limit is 4 GiB - 1B, not 4 GiB (and the effective limit for optical media is 4 GiB - 2KiB since sectors are 2 KiB). It might be a good idea to include byte sizes for this reason and to avoid confusion between SI and IEC units. (For example, something like "4 GiB - 1B = 4294967295 bytes", "1 GB = 1000000000 bytes", etc.)
 
* [[User:Robatino|robatino]] - Minor point - the FAT32 file size limit is 4 GiB - 1B, not 4 GiB (and the effective limit for optical media is 4 GiB - 2KiB since sectors are 2 KiB). It might be a good idea to include byte sizes for this reason and to avoid confusion between SI and IEC units. (For example, something like "4 GiB - 1B = 4294967295 bytes", "1 GB = 1000000000 bytes", etc.)
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* [[User:Robatino|robatino]] - Also, why is the Fedora Scientific size limit approximate? What determines it?

Revision as of 21:40, 30 October 2011

  • robatino - Minor point - the FAT32 file size limit is 4 GiB - 1B, not 4 GiB (and the effective limit for optical media is 4 GiB - 2KiB since sectors are 2 KiB). It might be a good idea to include byte sizes for this reason and to avoid confusion between SI and IEC units. (For example, something like "4 GiB - 1B = 4294967295 bytes", "1 GB = 1000000000 bytes", etc.)
  • robatino - Also, why is the Fedora Scientific size limit approximate? What determines it?