Everything you wanted to know about defragging

Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by Huge, Nov 7, 2007.

  1. Huge

    Huge Member

  2. Leslie

    Leslie Communistrator Staff Member

    I don't defrag nearly often enough.
     
  3. chcr

    chcr Too cute for words

    Of course, if you use a nicely journaled file system like, oh, say fs3 in Linux, defragging isn't necessary. ;)
     
  4. unclehobart

    unclehobart New Member

    Linux? Anit that one o' them thar Japanese sports type cars?
     
  5. Gonz

    Gonz molṑn labé Staff Member

    I heard it's some kind of MiddleEastern cuisine.
     
  6. SouthernN'Proud

    SouthernN'Proud Southern Discomfort

    All I know about Linux is, penicillin won't touch it. Or so I've been told.
     
  7. Luis G

    Luis G <i><b>Problemator</b></i> Staff Member

    You mean ext3? :confuse3:

    I'm still waiting for zfs to become widely available.
     
  8. chcr

    chcr Too cute for words

    Oops!!! Oh shit, do I have to turn in my geek card now?
     
  9. Luis G

    Luis G <i><b>Problemator</b></i> Staff Member

    No, just wait patiently for zfs too ;)
     
  10. Winky

    Winky Well-Known Member

    I already know everything about defragging

    The wait is over!
     
  11. fury

    fury Administrator Staff Member

    SSDs don't need defragging :wink2:
     
  12. Winky

    Winky Well-Known Member

  13. Gonz

    Gonz molṑn labé Staff Member

    What is the lifetime average?
     
  14. Winky

    Winky Well-Known Member

    SSD's are for booting

    har that depends

    I have ten year old spinny drives here that still work
    but are too small and slow to use.

    There are new considerations with SSD drives
    that require that they are used properly.

    If you observe the proper use guidelines they will
    last as long as a regular drive.

    Once you've experienced the speed of an SSD drive
    you will be spoiled forever!
     

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