Large files under ubuntu do not appear to work

Max Bowsher maxb at f2s.com
Fri Mar 27 10:18:44 UTC 2009


Christopher Chan wrote:
> Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
>> On Thursday 26 March 2009 11:54:06 pm Jan Claeys wrote:
>>   
>>> Op donderdag 26-03-2009 om 11:42 uur [tijdzone -0400], schreef Mackenzie
>>> Morgan:
>>>     
>>>> Yep, its 10 mbit internet
>>>>       
>>> I hope you mean 10 Mbit/s, not 10 mbit/s...  ;)
>>>     
>> My connection is 10 mbit.  Though the last ISP I had, the sales people tried 
>> to say 10 Mbit.  They didn't know there's a factor of 8 difference.  This is 
>> like that Verizon Math: $0.002 and 0.002¢ are totally the same thing...right?
>>
>>   
> For crying out loud it's MB/Mb megaBYTE and mb megabit. 10Mbit and 
> 10mbit are the same. It's 10Mbyte and 10Mbit that is different.


If you want to be *strictly* accurate Mbit is megabit and mbit is
millibit! - Hence Jan's smiley :-)

Max.


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