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Re: Defragment



On Thu, Jul 25, 2002 at 08:26:32AM +1200, Linux wrote:
> But what if you haven't rebooted for a long time?

Doesn't matter.  Neither booting nor fsck do any defragging.  Fsck
just reports the percentage of non-contiguous files in each
filesystem for your information.  The way the filesystem works, it
keeps fragmentation very low.

> Bill Gates said NT4.0 would never need defragging due to the way it was
> built.
> Many commercial systems later we found out he was VERY wrong. Has any one
> on the list got long term heavy commercial use data on disk defrag
> mentation?
> 
> Many thanks
> 
> Mike

Cheers,
-- 
Bob McClure, Jr.             Bobcat Open Systems, Inc.
robertmcclure earthlink net  http://www.cumbytel.com/~bobcatos/





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