[OpenAFS] Extremely poor write performance.

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Fri, 17 Jan 2003 12:43:13 -0500 (EST)

On 17 Jan 2003, Martin Schulz wrote:

> > > How does this affect the "delete 10000 small files" performance? 
> > 
> > If you use a Solaris fileserver instead of Linux, file deletion
> > performance probably improves, for instance. There are lots of variables.
> Could you share with us the reason of your expectation? 

Deleting files in ext2/ext3 is slow (compared to Solaris UFS). With namei
you are in fact deleting files from ext2/ext3 if your fileserver is Linux.