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    SubjectRe: /proc reliability & performance
    On Thu, 2003-10-16 at 20:07, Albert Cahalan wrote:
    > I created a process with 360 thousand threads,
    > went into the /proc/*/task directory, and did
    > a simple /bin/ls. It took over 9 minutes on a
    > nice fast Opteron.

    Did you try using find instead of ls? ls loads all entries and then
    sorts them, so it can create an alphabetical display.

    Try using find. It will not take quite so long.
    Zan Lynx <>
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