RW fbsd06 at
Wed Mar 7 21:37:16 UTC 2007

On Sat, 3 Mar 2007 15:01:12 +0100 (CET)
Christian Baer <christian.baer at> wrote:
> You do know that you can use 'tunefs -m 0'? This will in fact cause
> fragmentation to happen - even on UFS2! UFS2 has methods of avoiding
> fragmentation that work quite well but it is not a 'magical' file
> system, which only means that every gain comes with a price. In this
> case the price is 10-15% of the HD's space.

What happens if you use tunefs -m 0, but don't use the released space?

Or if you only occasionally use it?

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