On 02/26/2014 04:16 PM, Rugxulo wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 7:53 AM, John R. Sowden
> <jsow...@americansentry.net> wrote:
>> On 02/25/2014 03:00 AM, Tom Ehlert wrote:
>>
>> When I run the defrag program on my dos machine, It does not allow me to
>> do a full defrag.  The options are limited (grayed out).
> It could be a bug in the program or (maybe?) an incompatibility with
> your partition. I know it doesn't always work perfectly, trying to do
> everything in real mode (which is fairly impossible for really huge
> FAT32 drives).
>
>> On that machine, I am running freedos and for a command processor,
>> 4dos.  FAT32 was created by a windows o/s before I bought it.  I have
>> since removed window (xp?).
> So you don't have access to any other versions of DOS or OS/2 or
> Windows? (Take the hard drive with you to another machine, and try
> there.) Obviously if the FreeDOS version doesn't work at all, you'll
> have to use a different one (if defragging is that important to you
> and just re-copying / deleting doesn't work as a simple kludge).
>
>> the defrag program doesn't work on FAT32.
> Well, I'm pretty sure that's not true anymore, but I haven't tried it lately.
>
>> this is the one I am running:
>>
>> FreeDOS defrag
>>
>> FreeDOS defrag is a free software implementation of a file defragmenter
>> under the GNU General Public License. It was especially implemented for the
>> FreeDOS project.
>>
>> <<screenshot at www.nongnu.org/free-defrag/>>
> According to FreeDOS's Software List (.LSM), the latest version of
> Defrag is 1.3.2.
>
> http://www.freedos.org/software/?prog=defrag
>
> While it still lists Imre Leber as maintainer, there hasn't been a
> newer version since 2009, so don't get your hopes up on any huge fixes
> coming. (Sorry if that's not what you want to hear.)
>
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Thanks for the follow up.  I can boot with a floppy using MS-DOS 6.2.  I 
think my version
of the defrag program is 1.3.1 (downloaded yesterday-I think I'll look 
elsewhere).

I remember copying to another drive years ago, think I'll try it as my 
data is only 120MB.

Again, thanks.
John


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