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SubjectRe: File limit in ext2? [Possibly OT]
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Tim Walberg <tewalberg@mediaone.net> writes:
> 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.)

There is a limit of 65534 sub directories because st_nlink
is 16bit.

-Andi

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