ZFS directory with a large number of files
freebsd at jdc.parodius.com
Tue Aug 2 11:07:42 UTC 2011
On Tue, Aug 02, 2011 at 11:55:43AM +0100, seanrees at gmail.com wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 11:10 AM, Daniel Kalchev <daniel at digsys.bg> wrote:
> >> If it is a limitation in ZFS it would be nice to know that, perhaps it
> >> truly, really is a bug that can be avoided (or it's inherent in the way ZFS
> >> handles such things)
> > It is possible ?that there is not enough memory in ARC to cache that large
> > directory.
> > Other than that, perhaps in ZFS it would be easier to prune the unused
> > directory entries, than it is in UFS. It looks like this is not implemented.
> > Another reason might be some FreeBSD specific implementation issue for
> > fstatfs.
> > In any case, the data available is not sufficient. More information would
> > help, like how much RAM this system has, how much ARC uses, some ARC stats.
> Which sysctl's would you like?
Output from "sysctl vfs.zfs kstat.zfs" would be sufficient.
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