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OCFS2 Slow File Unlink (Doc ID 1584832.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2019

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


One application is deleting thousands of files on different ocfs2 1.6 cluster nodes in a short period of time, the longer the  application is runnnig ,the file deletion times increase. At the same time the number of orphan files increases as well.

Use command below to  monitor the current orphan files  :

The orphan files are listed in listing_ophandir.out aftewards


You have upgraded to ocfs2 version 1.6 and  Ocfs2 version 1.6 is provided with the Oracle UEK1 kernel .


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