I've a directory on a NAS mount (from NetApp), that contains ~6300 image files, total size of this directory is ~ 300 MB. I get two different performances of time ls: First time (or after waiting 5-7 ...
If I put /var as first partition, then /home and /, will the partition for /var have better performance than if I put other partitions close to head of the disk? Will the disk sector position matter? ...