ls -l takes a forever to finish.

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at
Tue Nov 27 14:45:20 PST 2007

On Nov 27, 2007, at 1:53 PM, Mark Evans wrote:

> I'm using FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE.  When I run "ls -l" it takes forever  
> for the it to complete. top shows that the "ls -l" command uses  
> about 98% of the CPU doing the time.  If I run "ls"  I do not  
> experience any problem.  anyone have any ideas?
> Thanks
> Mark

	That's incredibly strange because ls is a simple program... Could  
you attach gdb to ls and find out where it's eating up all of your  
CPU time?

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