du and ls Commands Take a Long Time on gfs2 filesystems

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Issue

  • Running ls or du command on GFS2 filesystem appears to take a long time; "hang".

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5, 6, 7 (with the High Availability and Resilient Storage Add Ons)
  • A Global Filesystem 2(GFS2)

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