ls -l takes a forever to finish.

Brian bri at
Tue Nov 27 14:54:24 PST 2007

Is a partition close to full, use df to see that.
Is ls -l aliased to something else that is digging into your directory 
tree, like when you're in /usr and type du?


On Tue, 27 Nov 2007, 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
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