Defrag Software (unnecessary?)
peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Fri May 20 06:42:05 UTC 2005
On Thu, 19 May 2005 23:16:58 -0700
Vram <lamsokvr at xprt.net> wrote:
> René L. Reingard wrote:
> > Am Fri, 20 May 2005 07:58:07 +0200 schrieb Vincent Trouilliez
> > <vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr>:
> > Thats fine Vince, lets see what others know to tell about. René
> >> When I switched to Linuw 12 month ago, this was my first question !
> >> I was told that there were no software to defrag in Linux, and that the
> >> file system was inherently much less prone to fragmentation in the first
> >> place.
> >> Basically, I was told not to worry about it.
> >> Then again, that was 12 month ago, and Linux is moving so fast,
> >> things/opinions might have changed in the meantime ??
> >> Vince
> Listen to Vince. 8^))
I agree with Vince, and I've never defragged a drive in Linux. On the other hand, such a program *does* exist, and its name is, wait for it..........
(drum roll................ )
See " apt-cache show defrag" ;-)
Can't see the point personally, but no doubt it has its uses?
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