[Lustre-discuss] Lustre 1.6.2 + 2.6.18 - Directory index full!

Robin Humble rjh+lustre at cita.utoronto.ca
Thu Sep 27 05:48:07 PDT 2007

On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 10:53:26AM +0200, Niklas Edmundsson wrote:
>We have 13701222 files in one directory, and creating more files there 
>fails even though we have lots of free inodes in the filesystem.

performance on ext3 is dismal with >1m files in a dir
so I suspect lustre's ext3+/ext4 ldiskfs's are similarly not suited to
this workload either.

so err, just don't do it? :-)


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