Christian Baer christian.baer at
Sat Mar 3 14:22:38 UTC 2007

On Thu, 01 Mar 2007 23:56:30 +0100 Ivan Voras wrote:

> 	"UFS fragmentation" refers to dividing blocks (e.g. 16KB in size) into
> block fragments (e.g. 2KB in size) that can be allocated separately in
> special circumstances (which all boil down to: at the end of files).
> This is done to lessen the effect of internal fragmentation.

No, to lessen the loss of disc space.


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