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Re: [vox-tech] Are those values in kilobytes?
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Re: [vox-tech] Are those values in kilobytes?

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On Thu 02 Oct 03,  3:35 PM, Stephen Young <spyoung@pacbell.net> said:
>    Please take me off your email list. Thank you.
>    Michael J Wenk <wenk@praxis.homedns.org> wrote:
>      On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 09:37:51PM -0800, Walther The Writer wrote:
>      > And if so, probably stupid question, but what are they in MB? Also,
>      > what size of one cylinder when using fdisk? Any comments are
>      appreciated.
>      Since the df question has been answered, I'll take a stab at the fdisk
>      question. The answer is pretty much in fdisk. Take a look at:
>      Disk /dev/hda: 82.3 GB, 82348277760 bytes
>      255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 10011 cylinders
>      Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
>      The last line is what you want. It says that a cylinder is 8225280
>      bytes. To find KB, divide that by 1024. You get 8032.5 KB. To find
>      MB, divide the KB # by 1024. You get 7.84 MB. You can divide the bytes
>      by a million to find the approx # of MB, but since a MB is not a
>      million, but 1024*1024 you will not be accurate, but sometimes close is
>      good e nough.
>      Mike
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