[CentOS] files in a directory limitation

Michael Kress kress at hal.saar.de
Sat Nov 4 11:43:09 UTC 2006

Jim Perrin wrote:
> On 10/17/06, Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com> wrote:
>> Just curious but is there a limitation on the number of files in a
>> directory? I am using ext3.
> There is an upper bound for directories within a directory of around
> 63,000. I'm not certain if this applies to files as well.

Does this number vary depending on the architecture used?

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