# Re: A89: Me distributing roms.

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If the start and stop btis "still count", why did you divide by 8 and not 10?

Bryan

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Martin" <davediego@geocities.com>
To: <assembly-89@lists.ticalc.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 14, 1999 5:16 PM
Subject: Re: A89: Me distributing roms.

> well you should divide it by 1024 cause thats how many megabytes are in
> a gigabyte, and people are looking for bytes, so 45*192/1024 = 8.4275
> gigaBITS, now u hav to divide that by 8 to get the bytes (yes i know
> that stop + start make it 10, but thos are still bits that are going
> thru the line so they stil count) so u end up with 1.054(and so on)
> gigabytes per sec
>
> Mark Scott wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > My understanding is that an OC192 is equivalent to 192 T3 lines.  One
> > T3 line is about 45 mbit/sec, therefore you come up with a grand total
> > of 8640 mbit/s.  Just a quick divide by 1000 yields 8.64 gbit/sec,
> > roughly.  I know the number isn't exact, but should be oftly close.
> >
> > Mark E. Scott Jr.
> > mscott@databasecity.com
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2000 8:10 PM
> > To: assembly-89@lists.ticalc.org
> > Subject: RE: A89: Me distributing roms.
> >
> > I believe his math is wrong. The OC256 that at&t is laying across the
> > atlantic to connect the 2 continents is a 2 gbit line which would
> > roughly be
> > ~200meg/s
> > the quick conversion for (g)(m)(k)bits/s is to just add 2 zero's and
> > reduce
> > to a lower letter if nessessary.
> > for example. a 56kbit modem like an x2 is really 5.6 kilobytes max
> > downstream
> > and a 384k/s downstream dsl would be ~38.4 kilobytes /s
> > a 1mbit cable line would be 100kilobytes per second. etc.
> > I may not know how to do anything but hello world in asm but
> > networking I do
> > know =]
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-assembly-89@lists.ticalc.org
> > [mailto:owner-assembly-89@lists.ticalc.org]On Behalf Of Bryan Rabeler
> > Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2000 3:17 PM
> > To: assembly-89@lists.ticalc.org
> > Subject: Re: A89: Me distributing roms.
> >
> >
> > How did you calculate that?
> >
> > Bryan
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mark Scott" <mscott@rocket.mscott.dbcity.com>
> > To: <assembly-89@lists.ticalc.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2000 4:46 PM
> > Subject: RE: A89: Me distributing roms.
> >
> > > Around 8.5gbps if my math is correct.  Equivalent to 192 T3 lines.
> > >
> > > Mark E. Scott Jr.
> > > mscott@databasecity.com
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Bryan Rabeler [mailto:rabelerb@pilot.msu.edu]
> > > Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2000 4:34 PM
> > > To: assembly-89@lists.ticalc.org
> > > Subject: Re: A89: Me distributing roms.
> > >
> > >
> > > How fast is an OC192 again?
> > >
> > > Bryan
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Mark Scott" <mscott@rocket.mscott.dbcity.com>
> > > To: <assembly-89@lists.ticalc.org>
> > > Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2000 4:06 PM
> > > Subject: RE: A89: Me distributing roms.
> > >
> > >
> > > > Send me the roms in an email and I'll throw em on a server that's
> > on
> > > an
> > > > OC192.
> > > >
> > > > Mark E. Scott Jr.
> > > > mscott@databasecity.com
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Olle Hedman [mailto:oh@hem.passagen.se]
> > > > Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2000 4:02 PM
> > > > To: asm89
> > > > Subject: A89: Me distributing roms.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > This week might be the last one I distribute old ti-roms.
> > > > Someone has reported me to abuse@liu.se (my university), and to
> > TI.
> > > > Same someone did not contact me.
> > > > I recieved the call from "abuse" today. He was very nice and
> > > > understanding and I
> > > > think he thought it was quite silly, but that he just had to talk
> > with
> > > > me
> > > > because of this letter.
> > > > I got a week to either remove them, or come up with a valid reason
> > for
> > > > me to
> > > > continue having them.
> > > > I have yet not gotten any response from TI, but they have visited
> > my
> > > > site.
> > > > I'm eagerly awaiting their letter :)
> > > >
> > > > //Olle
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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