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Old 01-05-2005, 05:03 AM   #1
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Defragin Help??

Can you defragment your harddrive with Mandrake? I can't figure it out. Or is this something that does not need to be done with linux?
Old 01-05-2005, 05:06 AM   #2
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The latter. You don't need to.

There are actually quite a few threads on this very subject, but the basic idea is that in about 20 years you might, but hopefully by then you'll upgrade your hard drive, backup your data and migrate

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Usually doesn't need to be done as Linux doesn't fragment nearly as much as Windows, if at all.
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Thanks guys, I appreciate the info!


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