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Old 11-24-2003, 11:40 PM   #1
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Question Defragmenting

Hi, I used RH8, I would like to known how to defragment my hard drive, where do you do this, I can't find where to do this. And also does anybody knows how Linux allocates files physically?

Please help me,

Thank you very much
Old 11-24-2003, 11:45 PM   #2
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On the defragging subject, please search these forums on the topic. The question has been asked many times before. Short answer: you don't need to.

As for how Linux handles file allocation, that depends on what filesystem you're using. Check out the Filesystems HOWTO for descriptions of some of them.
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No need to do that


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