[Herts] Why dosent Linux need a disk defragmenting utility?

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Thu May 14 09:00:27 UTC 2009

2009/5/14 ROBERTS, Mike <mike.roberts at astrium.eads.net>:
> http://geekblog.oneandoneis2.org/index.php/2006/08/17/why_doesn_t_linux_
> need_defragmenting

That article needs updating, and the title changing too, to "Linux
filesystems do need defragging, just usually not as badly as FAT".

To say Linux doesn't need defrag tools is flat out not true. If it
were then why would the ext4 filesystem have scope for online



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