[coreboot] DFI Infinity NF570-M2/G motherboard

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Sun Oct 26 17:26:52 CET 2008

On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 8:43 AM, Ward Vandewege <ward at gnu.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 03:37:23PM +0000, Chris Lingard wrote:
>> LOL
>> We use different terms
>> To me a Mb is one million bytes
>> And a MB is one million bits
> Oh, wow, that's completely the opposite of what I've always used/seen. Where
> does this come frome?

it's not standard usage but it is very english-language centric.

B is > b and 8 is > 1, so typical usage is B is Bytes, and b is bits.

I've never seen B=bits and b = bytes, but, that said, lots of people
(like me) are not careful about MB vs. mb.


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