[CentOS] files in a directory limitation

Michael Kress kress at hal.saar.de
Sun Nov 5 23:53:10 UTC 2006

On 11/5/2006 10:46 AM, Tim Uckun wrote:
>> ... this was limited up to 31998 directories in an ext3 fs.
>> mkdir: cannot create directory `31999': Too many links
>> mkdir: cannot create directory `32000': Too many links
>> and so on...
> Did you experience any performance problems at all?

Well, no, not really. Some little lags, but nothing remarkable. BTW,
when I use bonnie++, the rest of my machine gets remarkably slow. I
think that's a limitation of IBM based architectures (I've got a dual
xeon HT on a Supermicro board). Any opinions on that?
cu - Michael

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