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SubjectRe: Is any file system on Linux appropriate for very large directories?
On Sun, 14 Jul 1996, Eric Benson wrote:
>
> Thanks to all of you for your suggestions. The near-unanimous
> recommendation: use subdirectories! I had considered this idea, and in
> fact I will probably do it.
>

You could also get a hardware raid (directory lookup's go faster when you
share the load on the fs over several disks), it'll also give a more
robust disk subsystem (ie a disk dies, and you don't louse all the data).
Bryn
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