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Why Doesn't Linux Need Defragmenting?

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By Domnic Mendes

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Posted: 18 Oct 2006
 

This is a question asked by many new users of Linux.

Why doesn't Linux need defragmenting?

Here's an Excerpt:

"It's a question that crops up with depressing regularity: Why don't Linux filesystems need to be defragmented?. Here is my attempt at answering once and for all.

Rather than simply stumble through lots of dry technical explanations, I'm opting to consider that an ASCII picture is worth a thousand words. Here, therefore, is the picture I shall be using to explain the whole thing"

Read the full article here:
http://geekblog.oneandoneis2.org/index.php/2006/08/17/why_doesn_t_linux_need_defragmenting

Published by: Dominic Humphries - OneAndOneIs2


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