Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-04 Thread MikeM
On 1/3/2003 at 9:25 AM MikeM wrote: | [snip] | |To you and others who have helped me, here's what I'm doing. | |- tomorrow I am upgrading from 4.5 to 4.7 |- once that proves stable, I'll increase the DIRHASH value appropriately. |- once that proves stable, I'll tunefs -n enable /usr to turn on

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-04 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2003-01-04 09:04, MikeM [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The upgrade to 4.7 went very smoothly. [...] When I tried to tar -yxf the freedb archive, the server became unresponsive. [...] The server is back online now, and running well. Trying to duplicate the problem, I ran a similar sequence

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-03 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2003-01-02 09:01, MikeM [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm considering setting up my server as a mirror site for the freedb.org lookup database. Unfortunately, I've seem to have run into a stumbling block. The server app requires over 250,000 files in a single directory. Each file is about 2k

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-03 Thread MikeM
On 1/3/03 at 6:45 AM Giorgos Keramidas wrote: |On 2003-01-02 09:01, MikeM [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | I'm considering setting up my server as a mirror site for the freedb.org | lookup database. Unfortunately, I've seem to have run into a stumbling | block. The server app requires over 250,000

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-02 Thread Roman Neuhauser
# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2003-01-02 09:01:27 -0500: I'm considering setting up my server as a mirror site for the freedb.org lookup database. Unfortunately, I've seem to have run into a stumbling block. The server app requires over 250,000 files in a single directory. Each file is about 2k in

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-02 Thread Bill Moran
From: MikeM [EMAIL PROTECTED] I'm considering setting up my server as a mirror site for the freedb.org lookup database. Unfortunately, I've seem to have run into a stumbling block. The server app requires over 250,000 files in a single directory. Each file is about 2k in size. It was a

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-02 Thread MikeM
On 1/2/03 at 3:13 PM Roman Neuhauser wrote: |# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2003-01-02 09:01:27 -0500: | I'm considering setting up my server as a mirror site for the freedb.org | lookup database. Unfortunately, I've seem to have run into a stumbling | block. The server app requires over 250,000 files

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-02 Thread Mikko Työläjärvi
On Thu, 2 Jan 2003, MikeM wrote: On 1/2/03 at 3:13 PM Roman Neuhauser wrote: |# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2003-01-02 09:01:27 -0500: | I'm considering setting up my server as a mirror site for the freedb.org | lookup database. Unfortunately, I've seem to have run into a stumbling | block. The

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-02 Thread MikeM
On 1/2/03 at 8:58 AM Mikko Työläjärvi wrote: |On Thu, 2 Jan 2003, MikeM wrote: | | On 1/2/03 at 3:13 PM Roman Neuhauser wrote: | | |# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2003-01-02 09:01:27 -0500: | | I'm considering setting up my server as a mirror site for the | | freedb.org lookup database. Unfortunately,

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-02 Thread MikeM
On 1/2/03 at 11:38 AM Dan Nelson wrote: |In the last episode (Jan 02), MikeM said: | Is there anything I can do so that the file system works faster with | such a large number of files? I'm looking for an increase in the | area of 5 to 1. For example, the command rm -rf misc where misc | is the

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-02 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Jan 02), MikeM said: It was a surprise to me (but probably not to those on this list) that the file system does not handle that many files in an expeditious manner (I'm being kind here). Is there anything I can do so that the file system works faster with such a large