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Re: Ext3 file count limits

From: Roberto Ragusa <mail_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 19 2011 - 14:06:40 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

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
61504

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

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