filesystem performance with lots of small files

Mike Tancsa mike at sentex.net
Thu Aug 25 18:00:53 GMT 2005


At 01:58 PM 25/08/2005, Marian Hettwer wrote:
>couldn't find any sysctl'´s or kernel parameters.
>I'll report numbers, as soon as I have them.
>And yes, I disabled the debugging features in my 
>kernel (WITNESS, INVARIANTS ...)
>Besides, I know that 6-BETA is not about performance at all :)
>
>any tips on file system performance with small files, though ?

It might be hitting the dirhash max mem 
value.  What does vfs.ufs.dirhash_maxmem and vfs.ufs.dirhash_mem show ?

         ---Mike 



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