Re: Ext3: Faster deletion for big files?
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On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 12:56:00PM +0200, Roland Bock wrote: > Hi, > > is there a way to speed up the deletion of big files on an Ext3 file > system? > > I have to delete two rather big files (200GB each) once per day. > > The deletion of these two files takes almost 15 minutes on a Raid6 with > 16 Disks. During this time the IO system of the machine is pretty much > occupied... Unfortunately, no, not really. Upgrading to ext4 will definitely help. If you're not willing to do change filesystems, another approach might be to put the two files on a separate LVM volume, point symlinks at them, and then recreate the volume each day. - Ted _______________________________________________ Ext3-users mailing list Ext3-users@xxxxxxxxxx https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/ext3-users
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