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Subject: Re: Disk Free Space

Re: Disk Free Space

From: Mark Bright <Mark.Bright_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2003 18:23:52 +0100

But if the amount of free space (in Bytes) is 1,093,451,776, dividing by 1024 would give a smaller result than dividing by 1000... But Rockbox tells me I have 3.2 GB free, Windows tells me I have 1 GB free

1,093,451,776 = 1.018 GB using 1024
1,093,451,776 = 1.093 GB using 1000

So where does the 3.2 GB figure come from?

Mark

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: Holger Lembke
  To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
  Sent: Friday, May 16, 2003 4:46 PM
  Subject: RE: Disk Free Space


  rockbox (wrongly ?) uses 1024 to divide the disk space.

  hard disks are normally calculated with 1000 as divider.

  --
  Holger Lembke
Received on 2003-05-16

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