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SubjectRe: Maximum files per Directory
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Followup to:  <272800000.988750082@hades>
By author: Andreas Rogge <lu01@rogge.yi.org>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> While trying to create 100.000 (in words: one hundred thousand) Mailboxes
> with
> cyrus-imapd i ran into problems.
> At about 2^15 files the filesystem gave up, telling me that there cannot be
> more files in a directory.
>
> Is this a vfs-Issue or an ext2-issue?
>

Not correct, there can't be more than 2^15 *directories* in a single
directory. I belive this is an ext2 limitation.

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