Disk defragmenter in Linux

John Pierce john.j35 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 28 18:34:40 UTC 2005

<<I wasn't saying that. But writing to the files *during installation*
might result in fragmentation.>>

Just my two cents, if you install to a freshly formatted partition and
the install has to write 20,000 files during package installation I
cannot see the fs code scattering the files all of creation.

For example, when the mozilla package is installed I cannot see the
mozilla binary being written to random sectors of the disc, I see the
binary being written sequentially from start to finish.

Would this be a correct assumption?


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