UFS2 optimization for many small files

Claus Guttesen kometen at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 18:54:40 UTC 2007

> > approx. 15 partitions ranging from 400 GB to 2 TB in size.  If the
> > server for some reason had crashed the webservers were unable to
> the question is about the reason it crashed...
> > access the nfs-mounted partitions during the period the server did a
> > snapshot of a partition, in order to perform a background-fsck and
> > thus our website was down. So ufs2 does not scale well.

Reasons not related to the nfs-server itself. FreeBSD itself was
rock-solid. It was firmware-related on the storage-side.


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the gentlest gamester is the soonest winner.


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