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Re: cpio to ext4 seems much slower than to ext2, ext3 or xfs



Ric Wheeler wrote:
> In our testing with f12, I build a 60TB ext4 file system with 1 billion
> small files. A forced fsck of ext4 finished in 2.5 hours give or take a
> bit :-) The fill was artificial and the file system was not aged, so
> real world results will probably be slower.
> 
> fsck time scales mostly with the number of allocated files in my
> experience. Allocated blocks (fewer very large files) are quite quick.
> 

What kind of machine did you use?

With 60TB a simple allocation bitmap for 4k-blocks takes almost 2GB;
and this is just to detect free space or double allocation of blocks.
Wow.

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   Roberto Ragusa    mail at robertoragusa.it


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