Monumentally slow directory performance.

Brian F. Feldman green at
Sun Apr 11 12:02:29 PDT 2004

Jaye Mathisen <mrcpu at> wrote:
> I know.  if I start off with an empty dir, it goes really really fast
> until I get around 2000-2500 or so.  And then it just gets slower and
> slower.
> If it's samba, I have no idea what.  I'm running a current samba, 
> pretty much the default config.  On large files I see 12-13MB/second.  
> If my switch supported jumbo frames I'm sure it'd be even faster.

Is this an ATA drive with hw.ata.wc set to 0?

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