[RC5] defrag

Chris Burton Chris at script.sh
Tue Jan 25 03:05:15 EST 2000


>I haven't noticed this improvement, and I'm glad they included it. Once I
>forgot to stop the client when starting a defrag and it restarted at 20% -
>all night long.
>
>My point is: better to stop, defrag and restart than to have defrag running
>too long than necessary (taking CPU-cycles and not finishing at all)!
>

I think the main issue here is reading/writing to the buffer file, during
the time defrag is running.
Would it be possible for dnetc to buffer in RAM while defrag is running
with the option to do random blocks rather that access the disk?

Chris.
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