[CentOS] Deleting Large Files
rswwalker at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 16:05:29 UTC 2009
On Mar 2, 2009, at 7:06 AM, "Joseph L. Casale" <JCasale at activenetwerx.com
>> Have you tried to delete locally, instead of over NFS?
> As I said, the deletes are done locally via ssh.
>> Have you tried the "unlink" command instead of "rm" ?
> Nope, but I will now!
If it's not too late you could try XFS as I believe it is efficient in
handling large files.
Or you could try a different journal option to your ext3 fs.
Problem is the fragmentation that occurs with these files created over
NFS and how ext3 deallocates extents.
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