Ext3 file count limits

Roberto Ragusa mail at robertoragusa.it
Wed Oct 19 14:06:40 UTC 2011

On 10/18/2011 05:41 PM, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> Shelby, James wrote:
>> ext4 was only going to take the limit to 64k so that wasn't going to work since there will be millions of these data images.
> Please note: 64k is a sub-directory limit. Not file limit.

The subdirectories-in-directory limit is not far from creating problems in
actual use cases.
For example:

# find /var/cache/wwwoffle/http -mindepth 1 -maxdepth 1 -type d|wc -l

The limit is approaching.
But I'm not worried, as this is on reiserfs.

   Roberto Ragusa    mail at robertoragusa.it

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