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Re: LWN.net article: creating 1 billion files -> XFS looses

To: Michael Monnerie <michael.monnerie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: LWN.net article: creating 1 billion files -> XFS looses
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 13:31:34 +1000
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <201009070058.40849@xxxxxx>
References: <201008191312.49346@xxxxxx> <20100906154254.5542426c@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20100906220410.GD7362@dastard> <201009070058.40849@xxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)
On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 12:58:40AM +0200, Michael Monnerie wrote:
> On Dienstag, 7. September 2010 Dave Chinner wrote:
> > # mkfs.xfs -d size=64k
> > 
> > Will speed up large directory operations by at least an order of
> > magnitude.
>  
> I've read the man page for mkfs.xfs, but I couldn't find out if using 
> mkfs -d su=64k,sw=2

Sorry, I screwed that up, it should have read:

# mkfs.xfs -n size=64k

(-n = naming = directories. -d = data != directories)

Cheers,

Dave.
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Dave Chinner
david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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