filesystem: 12h to delete 32GB of data

Brian A. Seklecki seklecki at noc.cfi.pgh.pa.us
Fri May 8 11:43:46 UTC 2009


On Wed, 2009-05-06 at 13:54 +0200, Olivier Mueller wrote:
> -> it took about 12 hours to delete these 30GB of files and
> sub-directories (smarty cache files: many small files in many dirs).

Haven't you ever had the pleasure of running Sendmail on Solaris? :)

Move this data store to a separate partition.  When it comes time to
burn the queue, stop the service, unmount the partition, newfs it,
remount, restart svc.

Long live Pisces v2.  ~BAS



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