It seems that under most situations ls will read the whole directory before producing any output - typically because it needs to sort or columnise the output. Normally this is fine but when reading a ...
I'm trying to programatically calculate the number of files that can fit on a drive. The drive uses LUKS/ext4 and has a block size of 4096. Below is a df printout of the drive. Filesystem ...
Here's the mount configuration of an NFS mount, we'll call it server2, gotten from running cat /etc/mtab: <ip1>:/mnt/fs101 /mnt/fs101 nfs ...
So on a regular basis I clear out files from my server which have an atime +160 with a command such as: (technically to delete old files but avoid any file that might have been accessed recently) ...