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Re: Why ext3 doesn't need defragmentation ?

> Are you sure about that?  I've seen some really heavily fragmented NTFS
> filesystems.

Sure, fragmentation does occur, just like in any other filesystem.

> Or are you saying that fragmentation doesn't  affect
> NTFS's performance?

Yup.  You can of course build an artificial worst-case test that will
cause serious performance penalties.  But that is irrelevant to
normal use.


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