[Samba] Directory listing with 11k files very slow to list
Adam Tauno Williams
awilliam at whitemice.org
Tue Apr 20 01:08:10 GMT 2004
> | I have a samba server which has a directory with 11764 files. (The
> | program stores information about jobs and each job has 3 files,
> | nothing I can do about it).
> | When I do a listing of that directory using smbclient, it takes 15+
> | seconds to complete, same thing on Windows XP.
> | Does anyone have any ideas on how I can speed this up?
Three letters - XFS. We had terrible problems like this, we ditched
ext2/3 and moved to XFS. Things are much better now.
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