Directory listing speed
chris at cretaforce.gr
Tue Jan 16 17:10:01 UTC 2018
Can you show the output of command:
> On 16 Jan 2018, at 18:55, Luciano Mannucci <luciano at vespaperitivo.it> wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:18:48 +0100
> Michael Schuster <michaelsprivate at gmail.com> wrote:
>> a few questions come to mind:
>> - what are you doing with the output (> /dev/null?)?
> No, I'm sseing it on my ssh session. I have omitted it for brevity... :)
>> - how are you measuring this?
> By looking at the clock on my xfce screen. I know it is not very precise,
> but the difference is substantial enough to make me think I've made
> probably something wrong.
>> - what else is the machine doing while you're doing your 'ls'?
> It's normal duty: serving emails... :) Though it is not under heavy load...
>> - [you may have said so in an earlier message:] is the HW (including disk
>> infrastructure) comparable to the linux box?
> No it isn't, it is ten years more modern, has twice the ram, 8 CPU cores
> instead of 2, and is able to deliver more than two tousand mail per minutes
> while the older linux system has never met a tenth of that speed.
>> - is this time you're reporting, while significant, the only issue you
>> have, or do you actually see something really show-stopping on that machine
>> (IOW, what problem are you trying to solve)?
> I'm just worried. It is my first big freebsd server I've put in production.
>> - do you have comparable numbers in comparable directories?
> Well, not really. It is the only directory where all the
> files have a different owner.
>> - do you see any error messages or warnings in the logs?
> Many thanks for now,
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