[CentOS] Calling All FS Fanatics

Feizhou feizhou at graffiti.net
Wed Oct 4 03:05:14 UTC 2006

Paul Heinlein wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Oct 2006, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Has anyone done benchmarks on ext3 with the dir_index option?
> Anecdotally, I've observed dir_index speeding things up noticeably.

But not enough to make a really big difference. I would not use ext3 for 
directories with tens of thousands of entries. I have had a good 
experience with RH 2.4.20 patched with a XFS upgrade...but I cannot say 
much for today's 2.6.x kernels.

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