Large files under ubuntu do not appear to work

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at
Fri Mar 27 01:57:18 UTC 2009

> I believe he's talking about network devices manufacturer's (ethernet,
> wifi, modem, etc), which do indeed bis Xbps. You seem to be referring
> to the software interfaces and GUIs for downloads/uploads, i.e.,
> applications.
They still do not use multiples of 1000 for kilo/mega/whatever. No 
network device manufacturer has used anything other than 1024 for 

The best you can say is that ISPs use 'meg' when referring to megabit or 
mixing up the use of bit or byte with whatever prefix when referring to 
broadband connections..

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