ls -l takes a forever to finish.
kris at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 27 15:13:24 PST 2007
Mark Evans wrote:
> I'm using FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE. When I run "ls -l" it takes forever for the it to complete. top shows that the "ls -l" command uses about 98% of the CPU doing the time. If I run "ls" I do not experience any problem. anyone have any ideas?
Are you using NIS for user/group lookups?
Is it a large directory that is taking a long time to sort?
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