[SATLUG] Switching to Linux from Windows XP

Don Davis dondavis at reglue.org
Sat Aug 1 16:27:13 CDT 2015


What's with the defragging concern? The file system is new. the file
partition table new. All previous Windowness ignored and overwritten
with an Ext4 / Reiser / Butter etc filesystem an data.

On 08/01/2015 03:55 PM, hc at lookcee.com wrote:
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> On Saturday, August 1, 2015 15:03, "Bruce Dubbs" <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> said:
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>> Chris Hudson wrote:
>>> Defrag your hard drive before installing Linux.
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>> Totally unnecessary. Just reformat your Linux partitions as a part of
>> the install.
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>> -- Bruce
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> Hmmmm what happens to the windows data that is on the 'C' drive Bruce? Does Linux 'defrag it as it shrinks the partition to make room? 
> herb
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