3GiB ram, gnome-system-monitor now says 2.9GiB
Amedee Van Gasse (Ubuntu)
amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be
Mon Apr 6 14:28:01 UTC 2009
On Mon, April 6, 2009 13:57, Liam Proven wrote:
> 2009/4/6 J. Limon <jlimon at eml.cc>:
>> Just for comparison, htop reports 3016MB.
>> - J. Limon
> 3016MB *is* 2.9GB.
> 3GiB = 1024 * 3 = 3072MiB
> 3016/3072 = 2.9453125 = 2.9GiB
I think that someone made a spelling mistake somewhere.
kB / MB / GB = 10^3^1 / 10^3^2 / 10^3^3
KiB / MiB / GiB = 2^10^1 / 2^10^2 / 2^10^3
Without the i = standard SI prefixes, factor 1000.
With the i = binary prefixes, factor 1024.
Also notice the small k in kB but capital K in KiB.
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