On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 10:12:02AM +0200,
 Jan Muenther probably wrote:
> > fsck is what your looking for.
> > 
> > To find out more type:
> > man fsck
> Hm, not really. UFS doesn't fragment as hard as FAT or NTFS do, so there's no
> need to actively defragment it.

Just a small correction: fsck has nothing to do with fragmentation (if
only reporting it), it does integrity checking.

> It's just a tad bit more clever with block allocation than those other file-
> systems. 
> You don't need to run fsck manually, on a regular basis.

You really don't need to do that, but it's because the ffs filesystem is
more clever at being consistent than FAT, and not because it's
cleverer at allocating blocks (though it certainly is).


But soft you, the fair Ophelia:
Ope not thy ponderous and marble jaws,
But get thee to a nunnery -- go!
                -- Mark "The Bard" Twain

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