[TriLUG] HDD Maintenance

Chuck Mead csm at MoonGroup.com
Sat Apr 27 20:55:20 EDT 2002

On Sat, 27 Apr 2002, Roy Vestal posted the following:

RV>Question on file system maintenance. In Windoze there are 2 programs,
RV>Scandisk and Defrag (Win 9x, 2k, and XP) for keeping your HDD "tuned" and
RV>running effectively.
RV>Are there /what are the equivalents under Linux?

tuning == use hdparm
repair == use fsck


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