[TriLUG] Re: defragmenting
Tue, 4 Sep 2001 17:26:42 -0400
On Wed, Aug 29, 2001 at 03:43:55PM -0400, Daniel T. Chen wrote:
> Journaling filesystems do not suffer nearly as much from fragmentation
> since the disk commits are contiguous (at least this is the case for
> ReiserFS). Yet another reason to use a journaling fs. ;)
I think it's less Reiser's journaling and more that they've got a good
block allocator algorithm and can stuff small files in the inode itself.
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