[SATLUG] Switching to Linux from Windows XP
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Aug 1 16:39:11 CDT 2015
hc at lookcee.com wrote:
> On Saturday, August 1, 2015 15:03, "Bruce Dubbs" <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> said:
>> Chris Hudson wrote:
>>> Defrag your hard drive before installing Linux.
>> Totally unnecessary. Just reformat your Linux partitions as a part of
>> the install.
> 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?
There were no comments that I saw about shrinking the windows partition.
I would think that the software that shrinks ntfs would take care of
that if needed.
OTOH, I've never found defragging of an ext? partition necessary.
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