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Re: 10minutes for rm -rf on 400MB

To: Linux XFS Mailing List <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 10minutes for rm -rf on 400MB
From: Arun Ramakrishnan <ramakria@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2001 11:20:24 -0400 (EDT)
In-reply-to: <3B9CD41C.89BC0C59@sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Hi,
         I recently did rm -rf on a directory containing 6 10 GB files and
it took a few seconds.I am running the XFS patched 2.4.9 kernel.
Cheers,
Arun.

On Mon, 10 Sep 2001, Eric Sandeen wrote:

> Federico Sevilla III wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, 9 Sep 2001 at 13:17, Dirk Wetter wrote:
> > > a user complained that /rm -rf of 400MB / takes ~10 minutes (!) until
> > > the command returns, whereas on the systems with reiserfs we have e.g.
> > > it takes seconds.
> >
> > This is expected. XFS does deletes synchronously.
>
> Still, 10 minutes is too long, I think.  Since you're just guessing
> about the number of files, though, it's hard to say.  If you can find
> out more about the data, that might offer some hints.
>
> -Eric
>
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> Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
> sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.
>


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