[zfs-discuss] "du -ksh ." taking hours to complete

Gregor Kopka (@zfs-discuss) zfs-discuss at kopka.net
Wed Nov 14 09:33:55 EST 2018

Am 14.11.2018 um 14:30 schrieb Edward Ned Harvey (zfsonlinux) via
> Who knows, in your personal situation where you have a particular
> usage pattern and never reboot, having a SSD cache and "secondary
> cache=metadata" might be just as good for you personally as the
> special vdev would. *shrugs*. YMMV. 
IIRC: L2ARC is a round-robin cache, as soon as enough data has been
written for it to wrap around it'll start discarding the entries that
had been written in the last pass.


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