fsck -F

Micheal Patterson micheal at cancercare.net
Wed Aug 6 22:31:19 PDT 2003

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jiger Java" <jigerjava at hotmail.com>
To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 07, 2003 12:09 AM
Subject: Re: fsck -F

> Hi,
>     A Related question is how to I defrag my freebsd installation if it
> that /dev/adas1 etc is 4.6% fragmented etc?
> -Jiger

As I recall, fragmentation isn't the same on a bsd fs as it is on an msdos
fs. To my knowledge, the only way to defrag the system is to back it up
completely, newfs it, and then restore from your backup.  In short, don't
worry about it unless it's massively fragmented.


Micheal Patterson
Network Administration
Cancer Care Network

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