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It seems that ext2/ext3 filesystem has a limit of 32,000 links in an inode, which in turn limits the number of directories in a single place to 31,998. I need ...
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    ext2/ext3 limit of 32,000 links in an inode


    It seems that ext2/ext3 filesystem has a limit of 32,000 links in an inode, which in turn limits the number of directories in a single place to 31,998. I need to be able to work with a filesystem with no limit or a limit which is configurable. Is there such?

    Thanks Oren

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    Re: ext2/ext3 limit of 32,000 links in an inode

    Quote Originally Posted by ogross74
    It seems that ext2/ext3 filesystem has a limit of 32,000 links in an inode, which in turn limits the number of directories in a single place to 31,998. I need to be able to work with a filesystem with no limit or a limit which is configurable. Is there such?

    Thanks Oren
    Maybe reiserfs, I heard it has "dynamic inodes". That will keep reiserfs from running out of inodes, and maybe this "links in inode" problem too.

    If not, perhaps XFS can do it.

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