On May 17, 2006, at 5:35 PM, Albert Shih wrote:
I search some technics/command/anything can make very fast «du» especialy
when in the file system there are lot of lot of hard-link.

Set up a swap-based RAM disk and run your du commands against files on that...?

Otherwise, if you have to do the work against stuff on a hard drive, try to do single-threaded I/O while doing these du's to avoid thrashing the drive heads around more than needed.

--
-Chuck

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