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SubjectRe: e2fs + large disk == slug?
On Tue, 16 Jun 1998, Rogier Wolff wrote:
> Mark Lehrer wrote:
> > I am not a filesystem expert, but I would like to understand what
> > makes e2fs slow on my 4.5 gig partition; and if someone is working on
> > performance and would like some help, please holler. Some slow
> > operations, kernel 2.0.34:
> > 1) removing 500 megs of files took 30 seconds.
> > 2) fsck of course.
> 3) Mounting large filesystems takes a long time: 46 seconds / 12G

Perhaps using a larger blocksize could help here?

Cheers
Michiel


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