Defragging Windows

Timothy-Allen Albertson timothyallen.albertson at
Mon Dec 8 19:57:54 UTC 2008

tnx   im running WINE from linux file system   dont have any windoze
systems on this PC   they are nothing but trouble   it took me a very
short time to become a convinced linux user   i am still a newbie but
im learning somehting every day   and i like that

On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 1:05 AM, Nils Kassube <kassube at> wrote:
> Timothy-Allen Albertson wrote:
>> if one is using WINE to run windows programs does
>> one need to defrag?
> It depends on the file system if defragmentation is useful. It has nothing
> to do with the programs that you run. The Windows file systems FAT and
> NTFS need defragmentation but the Linux file systems (ext2, ext3) don't.
> So if you run the programs with WINE on the usual ext3 file system you
> don't have to worry about fragmentation.
> Nils
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