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    SubjectRe: ext2fs "performace"
    >A 1 GB file on a 1k block ext2 filesystem will have 4096 indirect
    >blocks and a few dindirect blocks. Deleting the file will involve
    >essentially doing a random-access seek and read of each of these
    >blocks, so if it takes 100 seconds you are getting over 40 seeks/reads
    >per second.

    I notice you said "random-access" seeks. Do you think it
    would be worthwhile to sort the inode and/or dindirect entries to make
    the seeks more sequential in nature?

    Craig Milo Rogers

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