[CentOS] e2fsck with millions of files

Tue Aug 31 13:26:07 UTC 2010
cliff here <c4ifford at gmail.com>

Yep, same answer here, I had RHEL4.8 on a 2.6 TB MSA, and you just leave it
going over the weekend.

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 9:19 AM, Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 08:14:23AM -0500, Sean Carolan wrote:
> > I have a large (1.5TB) partition with millions of files on it.  e2fsck
> has
> > been running nearly 12 hours and is still on "Checking directory
> structure".
> >  Any tips for speeding this along?
> Yes -- use ext4. Otherwise, it's inevitable.
> --
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