Performance degraded when running `find` command against a gfs2 filesystem

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • 6-node cluster started have gfs2 filesystem performance degradation.
  • Processing slowed to almost a halt and several glock_workqueue processes consuming 90% of CPU.
  • Should find commands be ran against gfs2 filesystems?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6, 7, 8 (with the High Availability Add On and Resilient Storage Add Ons)
  • A Global Filesystem 2(gfs2)

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