[Samba] Performance issue on AIX when deleting files in a directory with a large number of files

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed May 10 18:16:00 GMT 2006

On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 01:53:07PM -0400, Eric Warnke wrote:
> Could this have anything to do with the SYNC problem that was brought
> to light in the past two weeks?  Maybe AIX/jfs is doing dome
> additional processing in order to flush the disks.  I know that ext3
> can do write combining that may be driving down the "cost" of the
> I'm not saying that my bet isn't on the dumb application, but it's
> something to consider.

Possible, but I thought he was using 3.0.14a which doesn't have
the O_SYNC problem.


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