mlocate/updatedb is scanning the Ceph OSD directories by default

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Issue

  • When installing mlocate/updatedb on a Ceph OSD, it will traverse the OSD directories by default, hence putting additional I/O on the disk drives.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2
  • Red Hat Ceph Storage 1.3
  • Ceph OSD

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