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Re: first mkdir takes a long time (on ext3)

Am Do Mai 19 2011 schrieb Tom Grace:
> On 19/05/11 17:01, Hartmut Niemann wrote:
> > I observe that it often takes very long time (20s) to mkdir on an ext3 drive,
> > especially the first directory.
> > What could the reason be?
> If this is a data drive, has it been spun down to save power ?
No, I don't think so.
> Do other operations like reading a non-cached file, creating new files 
> etc. take similarly long ?
No, as far as I know only mkdir takes long.


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