Re: 137 gig limit

Discussion in 'A+ Certification' started by «bonehead;\), Oct 12, 2004.

  1. "xmp" <> wrote in message
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    > Barry Watzman wrote:
    >
    > > Regarding the 137 gigabyte limit beyond which 48bit LBA addressing is
    > > required: is that 137 decimal gigabytes, or 137 binary gigabytes?
    > >
    > > I'd like to see that number expressed as BYTES (e.g. as one single
    > > number with a lot of digits and commas).

    >
    > 2 to the 37th power is 137,438,953,472 bytes.
    > That's 137.438953472 gigabytes. (decimal)
    > Or 128 gibibytes. (binary)
    >
    > 28 bit (2^28) and 512 byte (2^9) would be 2^37 byte.
    >
    > That makes since if it's 28-bit LBA -- but I'm not sure.
    >


    10000000000000000000000000000000000000
    this is your binary
    nice clean number that.....

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    «bonehead;\), Oct 12, 2004
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