Bad performance when accessing a lot of small files
mike at sentex.net
Wed Dec 19 11:42:34 PST 2007
At 02:09 PM 12/19/2007, Alexandre Biancalana wrote:
>The behavior that I'm observing and that want your help is when the
>system is accessing some directory with many small files ( directories
>with ~ 1 million of ~30kb files), the performance is very poor.
Have you adjusted the dirhash value ? What does
sysctl -a vfs.ufs | grep dirhash
show on your box ? Also, do you have a lot of UIDs in your passwd file ?
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