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Old 06-12-2004, 11:33 AM   #1
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Linux Disk Defragger .... ?


Does one exist and if so, what is it called?

... or do you even need one in linux?
 
Old 06-12-2004, 11:57 AM   #2
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Don't need one in Linux.. asked all the time, search for more answers just like this one with more details..
 
Old 06-12-2004, 01:03 PM   #3
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It isn't manual, the ext3 filesystem just keeps quite defragemnted itself
 
Old 06-12-2004, 01:20 PM   #4
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Is there a defrag util for FAT partitions? How about optimizing? I'll put any responses into the LQ wiki, that way we can provide a link the next time someone asks this.
 
Old 06-12-2004, 03:50 PM   #5
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mattg1981 & crazyeddie740; indeed for ext2fs,etc, ext2,minix and old fs
at ftp://metalab.unc.edu/pub/linux/syst...ag-0.70.tar.gz
that is only one i found. hope it helps.
 
Old 06-19-2004, 04:13 PM   #6
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have tried the following address but, unable to read: ftp://metalab.unc.edu/pub/linux/syst...ag-0.70.tar.gz

can you please help?

Jim
 
Old 06-19-2004, 05:00 PM   #7
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You can try a web search (e.g., dogpile, google, excite, etc.) for "linux defrag".
There are plenty of them out there. !This is NOT a testimonial! I have not
used any of them.
 
Old 06-19-2004, 07:56 PM   #8
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I've never defragged a linux ext2/3 drive in the 10 years of using it... You hear different strories on this sort of thing. Keep a little headroom on the ext2/3 partition and it will look after itself.
 
Old 06-20-2004, 02:54 PM   #9
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Thank you for the help.
 
Old 06-20-2004, 02:58 PM   #10
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helieco; your welcomed!
 
Old 09-23-2004, 01:06 PM   #11
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Wink link updated

Quote:
Originally posted by helieco
have tried the following address but, unable to read: ftp://metalab.unc.edu/pub/linux/syst...ag-0.70.tar.gz

can you please help?

Jim
I just tried
ftp://metalab.unc.edu/pub/linux/
and found out that the new link is:

ftp://metalab.unc.edu/pub/linux/syst...ag-0.70.tar.gz

enjoy and write us our experience with this tool

blackshark
 
Old 09-23-2004, 01:20 PM   #12
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blackshark; thanks for heads up!
 
  


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