Just got a new 2TB hardrive for my Debian Squeeze Box. Trying to format it in ext4 after creating a Primary partition using cfdisk. I just did this exact process with a 120GB drive on the same ...
I am using Linux as guest OS in VirtualBox. I deleted huge number of files from its filesystem. Now i want to shrink the filesystem image file (vdi). The shrinking works by compressing filesystem ...
Faux pas: The "fast" method I mention below, is not 60 times faster than the slow one. It is 30 times faster. I'll blame the mistake on the hour (3AM is not my best time of day for clear thinking :).. ...
my home directory is on a separate partition which still uses ext3. Is there a way to convert this partition into ext4 in a non-destructive way?
Why don't ext2/3/4 need to be defragmented? Is there no fragmentation at all?