[OpenAFS] Performance issue with "many" volumes in a single /vicep?

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Wed, 24 Mar 2010 13:38:42 -0700

Steve Simmons <scs@umich.edu> writes:

> Our estimate too. But before drilling down, it seemed worth checking if
> anyone else has a similar server - ext3 with 14,000 or more volumes in a
> single vice partition - and has seen a difference. Note, tho, that it's
> not #inodes or total disk usage in the partition. The servers that
> exhibited the problem had a large number of mostly empty volumes.

That's a *lot* of volumes from our perspective.  The biggest partition
we've got has about 7000 volumes on it.  It must be really fun when you
have to restart that file server and reattach volumes.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>