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Re: [SLUG] Maximum number of files per directory?


I mean 'filesystem-wide' - not 'system-wide'

> I believe the only limit is the number of inodes configured when the
> filesystem was made. That's a system-wide limit though, not a per-directory.
> I could be wrong though, it's happened before...
>
> ty
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Campbell McLeay" <campbellm@xxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, October 21, 2002 3:21 PM
> Subject: [SLUG] Maximum number of files per directory?
>
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Does anyone know whether there is a limit on the number of files
> > per directory for ext2 filesystems. The machine is running 2.4.19
> > kernel, Debian potato. I imagine that even that there is a limit
> > it might slow down fsck considerably. I'm asking because someone
> > has a directory with 12000+ (small-ish) files on our webserver...:)
> >
> > cheers,
> >
> > Campbell
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