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Old 04-24-2004, 02:46 AM   #1
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Is it necessary to defrag?


Coming from Windows, is there such a thing as defragging a linux drive?
 
Old 04-24-2004, 02:54 AM   #2
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No, all Linux native FS' are inherently
"fragmentation-repellent" ... yes, you can
manage to generate fragmentation. But
the likelyhood is small.


Cheers,
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Old 04-24-2004, 02:58 AM   #3
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there are utils for defrag.. ill assume they should come default for the file system utils

and most likely you wont need defrag, like Tinster pointed out
 
Old 04-24-2004, 03:43 AM   #4
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Tight!
 
Old 04-25-2004, 02:04 AM   #5
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boeing....boeing
 
Old 04-25-2004, 10:38 PM   #6
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/me throws flysideways some valium ...
 
Old 04-26-2004, 06:49 PM   #7
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Just fishing on simsjr's sig. Wondered if it was an expletive or had two wings.

boeing.....boeing.......

Seems some posters have too much time when not flying, that's my story and I'm stickin to it.
 
Old 04-27-2004, 03:33 AM   #8
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There are numerous threads centered on defragging in Linux. The answer is No, Linux file systems are not as vulnerable to fragmentation as Windows systems are. -- J.W.
 
  


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