So this means, that I can not increas the amount by splitting the files into
more than 1 directory? In fact it would make it even less, because dirs also
need those i-nods, right?
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> On Mon, 25 Feb 2002, Andy wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > I am building a web application which is storing pictures.
> > Is there a limit of files in one directory on LINUX systems? Perhaps it
> > might end in a problem after having 30000 files in the same dir?
> > issues ore something else.
> The limit depends on how many inodes you have on the filesystem this dir
resides on. This is a parameter when first mke3fs was ran to create the fs.
Usually you'll have 1 i-node every 4096 bytes and you need 1 inode per file.
So do your calculations depending on the size of your partition.
> > Has anybody got experiance on that?
> > Thanx for any comment,
> > Andy
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