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    SubjectRe: File limit in ext2? [Possibly OT]
    On 03/29/2000 17:32 +0100, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
    >> Hi,
    >>
    >> On Wed, Mar 29, 2000 at 03:55:21AM -0600, Daniel Stone wrote:
    >> > I'm just wanting to know if there's a limit to how many files you can have
    >> > in any given directory in an ext2 partition.
    >>
    >> As many as you want: it just gets slower with large directories.
    >> Reiserfs is more scalable with big directories.
    >>

    Of course, you might still be subject to running out of i-nodes,
    depending on how the fs was created, but outside of that, directories
    grow dynamically as files are added. (I suspect there's a limit on
    how large the directory structure can get, too, but it's pretty large.)


    tw


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