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Old 02-26-2005, 11:01 PM   #1
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do we as linux users need to worry about defragging the harddrive or is that only a concern wih the ntfs file system?

if so, then how does one go about defragging?
Old 02-26-2005, 11:17 PM   #2
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There is no manual defragging necessary, I believe the files are not stored fragmented or they are defragged on the fly.
Old 02-27-2005, 03:03 AM   #3
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Modern day, journaled file systems do not need to be defragged. Windows uses old technology, but becuase they have a (near) monopoly and there would be some cost involved in switching, they haven't switched.


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