On Sun, 2004-11-21 at 11:49 -0500, Charles R. Anderson wrote: > On Sun, Nov 21, 2004 at 11:28:43AM -0500, Daniel Veillard wrote: > [cut defrag method] > > We could expect filesystems to allocate the new blocks (data and possibly > > metadata) more or less sequentially on disk. What would led the filesystem > > code to not be sequential (most of the time assuming a single block device > > underneath) ? > > Here is an article on the topic. Do we have ext3 block reservation in > FC kernels? yes. the files themselves aren't internally fragmented. it's teh seeks between teh various files that causes things.
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