At 09:12 AM 2/16/2012, Rugxulo wrote:
>You'd think DOS (direct hardware access) would be an ideal environment
>for defragging, and certainly DJGPP should be robust enough, in
>theory, but I guess some people prefer to do it in the background of
>Windows itself while running other stuff. Remember Win9x? Nobody liked
>having to sit there bored, walking on eggshells, while it got the job
> > It was one of the project of the month candidates.
> > UltraDefrag defrags FAT, NTFS, exFAT, including
> > registries and swap/pagefiles and MFT structures.
>Only the FAT part would be interesting to FreeDOS. Though there really
>isn't any active file system guru around here, AFAICT. And I don't
>think NTFS or exFAT are likely candidates for political / licensing

I think the point of looking into UltraDefrag as being interesting 
for (Free)DOS is a bit mute, as for the most interesting part, it is 
actually using the "Microsoft Defragmentation Libray", which is only 
present in Windows NT 4.0 and newer (basically along with NTFS)...


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