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Old 11-22-2003, 09:17 PM   #1
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As I await delivery of "Discovery 9.2" I was wondering if Mandrake has system tools as scandisk. defrag etc. raysr
 
Old 11-22-2003, 09:21 PM   #2
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As I await delivery of "Discovery 9.2" I was wondering if Mandrake has system tools as scandisk. defrag etc. raysr
Every distro is equipped with fsck which is similiar to scandisk. No need for a defragger, that's for the crappy Windows filesystems.
 
Old 11-22-2003, 09:22 PM   #3
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hmm....

You really don't need to defrag, or scandisk.

There is however FSCK in Linux (it is File System ChecKer).

See more on FSCK here:
http://www.die.net/doc/linux/man/man8/fsck.8.html

Peace,
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[edit] Of course........trickykid answers as I'm typing [/edit]

Schweet. Good job trickykid
 
Old 11-22-2003, 09:30 PM   #4
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The new filesystems that Linux uses don't really need scandisk. They'll do it on their own if they do, and that's never happened to me yet. They keep journals of what's happening, and in a matter of seconds fix themselves up (2 * 80Gb HDDs)
The filesystem requires no mentainance to keep it from corrupting
 
Old 11-22-2003, 09:41 PM   #5
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Thanks for the information. raysr
 
  


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