File System - Fragmentation

Undraw File Manager Re Ms29


A file is divided logically in cluster by the OS file system.

This leads to:

  • a little bit of space inefficiency (the last block remain partially empty)
  • clusters not being contiguous to each other

You may resolve this problem with a defragmentation

There is always space inefficiency, don't try to fight it too hard.

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