So basiclly the only way to defragment is to copy the whole volume to another partition then reformat?
----- Original Message ----
From: Dave Kleikamp <>
To: Mario Burks <>
Sent: Sunday, March 23, 2008 10:18:37 PM
Subject: Re: [Jfs-discussion] Slow downs

On Sun, 2008-03-23 at 15:47 -0700, Mario Burks wrote:
> Can the fragmentation of JFS cause slow downs?

Yes.  Unfortunately, jfs doesn't have a defrag tool.

David Kleikamp
IBM Linux Technology Center

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