Friday, January 07, 2011

IS de fragmentation required in Linux File system?

One of the question that come out every once a while from new GNU/Linux users is how to defrag Linux? Usually most would be satisfied with the short answer "Linux does not need filesystem defragmentation like Windows".

For curious users who prefer a rather complete explanation about why GNU/Linux filesystem doesn't need defragmentation like WIndows are, then this article might provide such answer to you : Why doesn't Linux need defragmenting?

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