Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/defrag_ffs.mdwn, revision 1.2

1.1       jmmv        1: [[!template id=project
                      2: 
                      3: title="Defragmentation for FFS"
                      4: 
                      5: contact="""
                      6: [tech-kern](mailto:tech-kern@NetBSD.org)
                      7: """
                      8: 
                      9: category="kernel"
1.2     ! jmmv       10: difficulty="easy"
1.1       jmmv       11: 
                     12: description="""
                     13: Heavily used file systems tend to spread the blocks all over the disk,
                     14: especially if free space is scarce. Traditionally dump/restore have been used to
                     15: recreate the file system, but this is not acceptable for current disk
                     16: sizes. Since resize_ffs has to relocate blocks during shrinking anyway, it
                     17: should be possible to extend it to full reordering and defragmentation.
                     18: """
                     19: ]]

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