09-19-2006, 03:18 PM #1
How does Unix and Macs store data
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- Aug 24, 2006
- Imac G5, iBook, 60gb iPod Photo, iPod mini and two shuffles
At work today we were talking about hard drives and the need to defrag a windows hard drive because of how it stores the data in sectors with a reference to it so when you delete information it is still there and a defrag kind of sorts it all out.
We cant figure out how unix and macs manage to store data on a hard drive which doesnt require the defrag. We have asked a couple of people but nobody can give us an answer.
Anybody got an explanation?
09-19-2006, 04:27 PM #2
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