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wafl.readdir.expired: A READDIR file operation has expired for the directory associated with volume

Hello;

 

I am running 9.3P8. I have a volume that is 1.98TB with 12 million files.

 

I am getting the following error listed below.  Quesitons: Is part of bug 1055262? How can I tell is this is a sparce file issue or a large directory issue? Would this impact permforance? 

If this is a sparce file issue, would a volume move be to fix the problem?

Peggy 

 

Error:

wafl.readdir.expired: A READDIR file operation has expired for the directory associated with volume BBBB/@vserver:82848f81-2b18-11e5-a0ee-00a0986a1129 Snapshot copy ID 0 and inode 21505.

 

This message occurs when a READDIR file operation has exceeded the timeout that it is allowed to run in WAFL(R). This can be the result of very large or sparse directories, and corrective action is recommended

 

Action:

You can find information specific to recent directories that have had READDIR file operations expire by using the 'diag' privilege nodeshell CLI command: "wafl readdir notice show" If a directory is indicated as sparse, it is recommended that you copy the contents of the directory to a new directory to remove the sparseness of the directory file. If a directory is not indicated as sparse and the directory is large, it is recommended that you reduce the size of the directory file by reducing the number of file entries in the directory.

 

  

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