[ubuntu-us-ma] 10,000+ files in a folder slows down ...
bdelacey at gmail.com
Wed Jul 1 16:23:43 BST 2009
Thanks ... I've been using EXT2/3.
On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 9:56 AM, Jonathan M. Prigot <jprigot at verizon.net>wrote:
> On Thursday 25 June 2009 08:29:53 Brian DeLacey wrote:
> > Does anyone have experience with folders containing lots of files in
> > Ubuntu? Like 10,000+? The files are relatively small - the total disk
> > is under 1G.
> > Ubuntu's GUI seems to have a difficult time managing folders of this size
> > (eg. attempting to "select all" and copy so many individual/small files
> > another folder hangs - or takes incredibly long.)
> > Any suggestions on how to manage this large number of small files
> > efficiently?
> > Thanks,
> > Brian
> What file system are you using? EXT2/3 may not be the best for this disk
> layout. You should look at the other (XFS, JFS, etc.) filesystems to see if
> they'd do a better job.
> Jonathan M. Prigot
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