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Old 01-09-2004, 02:52 PM   #1
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Defrag...and ext2/3 files systems.


I'm fairly sure you don't need to defrag linux, but what is the name of the defragmenter for it? I'm prolly not gonna defrag, as my system runs nicely, but for future reference.

And I read on a couple other threads (see, I did search) that it's not needed on a file system ext2 or ext3....how can I find out which one I have?

I also read you can check fragmentation levels, and most don't go above 2% one guys did and he ran something with file checking at boot-up (forgot) and it went back down to 1%.

ANybody know the answers to tehse questions...LOL I'm still quite a noob...
 
Old 01-09-2004, 03:10 PM   #2
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1. Search one of the software source sites for a defrag program

# Find software here
The table of equivalents, replacements, analogs of Windows software in Linux
Freshmeat
Sourceforge
rpmfind

2. Use the command mount -l:
Code:
root@uilleann ~ # mount -l
/dev/hda7 on / type reiserfs (rw)
none on /proc type proc (rw)
usbdevfs on /proc/bus/usb type usbdevfs (rw)
/dev/hda3 on /boot type ext3 (rw) [/boot]
none on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,mode=620)
/dev/hda9 on /home type reiserfs (rw)
/dev/hda1 on /mnt/win98 type vfat (rw)
/dev/hda2 on /mnt/win2k type ntfs (rw)
none on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw)
/dev/hdb4 on /pub type ext3 (rw) [/pub]
/dev/hda10 on /snd type reiserfs (rw)
/dev/hda8 on /mnt/mandrake type ext3 (rw) []
 
  


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