Originally Posted by qrange
and how is that different from windows? I doubt windows loads all installed .dlls into RAM.
What I'm talking about is the normal defrag'ing your hard drive, etc. When you have a lot of files stored within windows, it's not really the files themselves, but it is the way the file system is, and how it affects performance. To get a better understanding, read up on FAT32, NTFS, EXT3, EXT4, etc, filesystems, and how they operate.