3GiB ram, gnome-system-monitor now says 2.9GiB

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Mon Apr 6 17:43:51 UTC 2009


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

Then it's 2.9 GiB, NOT 2.9GB.

Admittedly memory _should_ be measured in GiB, but you can't just call one
the other.
-- 
derek





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