[Mailman-Users] Qmail - huge performance increase (fwd)
Bernhard R. Erdmann
be at berdmann.de
Sun Jul 1 19:23:03 CEST 2001
> SO... by increasing conf-split to 97 (from the default of 20 something
> afaik), each directory ends up only having a hundred or so files. Doing
> "ls" now is far speedier.
Maybe you want to use a different filesystem - ext2fs uses linear lists
for directories (slow lookups in large directories) but XFS and JFS use
B+Trees - they are a hell faster when operating with thousands of files
in a directory.
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