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Old 04-18-2003, 02:50 PM   #1
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Does Linux have defrag...

Does Linux have defragment software or scan disk software like window?
Old 04-18-2003, 02:52 PM   #2
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Try: fsck
Old 04-18-2003, 02:53 PM   #3
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There's Linux defrag, but there's no need to use it. Defragmentation in Linux is very small (in my case: less than 6% after 2 years).
Old 04-18-2003, 03:21 PM   #4
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okay, thx. I'm totaly new to Linux and wanted to know if Linux had this kind of thing.
Old 04-18-2003, 03:34 PM   #5
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Please try searching next time
Old 04-19-2003, 08:05 AM   #6
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Sorry, I don't use forum often and didn't see search
Old 04-19-2003, 08:18 AM   #7
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Linus filesystems are better than fat32 as used in windoze in that fragmentation is not realy a problem. I have had reiserfs on this machine for well over a year no probs. I am sure ext2 & 3 behave the same.
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Thx for infos.


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