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genux33 12-13-2005 08:27 AM

how do you determine the max number files can be stored in a single directory on the
 
how do you determine the max number files can be stored in a single directory on the linux box?

320mb 12-13-2005 03:51 PM

Linux File System Quotas

http://www.yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/Lin...ialQuotas.html

michaelk 12-13-2005 06:40 PM

It depends on the filesystem.

With ext2/ext3 I first thought it was dependent on the number of inodes but after some searching I saw posts where the max was 2^15 (32768). reiserfs can handle 1.2 million files per directory and xfs is in the order of millions.


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