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Thu Mar 1 22:26:13 UTC 2007
Norberto Meijome <freebsd at meijome.net> writes:
> On Thu, 1 Mar 2007 19:22:32 +0100 (CET)
> Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at tensor.3miasto.net> wrote:
>> backup+restore will be defrag
> you mean : backup, format, (reinstall if needed, depending on method of backup)
> and restore - or simply restore on top (if you backed up everything and can
> access your drive offline).
> simply overwriting the existing files won't change anything, would it? You'd
> need a clean slate to do a defrag this way...
Right. That's what the "-r" flag to restore(8) is for.
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