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Old 05-02-2014, 03:07 PM   #16
jpollard
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Depending on the size of /tmp, a mkfs is sometimes faster than an rm.

The more files there are, the faster mkfs appears to be.

This is because it can take quite a while to delete a few thousand files...
 
  


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