UFS2 optimization for many small files

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Sun Jul 1 18:29:41 UTC 2007

> I have tried using a 4K/0.5K UFS1 filesystem in the past and found the
> performance was very poor.  UFS2 was based on 16K/2K and I would expect
> it to perform even worse with 4K/0.5K.  I would suggest you try 8K/1K.

not for small files. you are light with large files but it's not THAT bad 
as you say. i reagularly use 4K/0.5 UFS but not for everything if i 
require good fast speed for big files. for really big files i make 32/4 
filesystem with very little inodes

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