ls -l takes a forever to finish.

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Thu Nov 29 09:58:20 PST 2007

>> unless you have 486/33 or slower system there is something wrong.
> Another possible scenario is that the directory is badly fragmented.
> Unless something has changed since I last researched this (which is

it is for sure.

the fix would be

mv /usr/home /usr/oldhome;mkdir /usr/home;mv /usr/oldhome/* /usr/home

and after successfull move - rm -rf /usr/home
> Of course, Wojciech's test won't demonstrate this, as the directory is
> freshly created, even to the point that the filenames are actually in


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