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Re: Max. filename length on Ext2/Ext3



Hi,

On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 02:53:14PM +0200, Bostjan Chargo wrote:
 
> Does anybody know the limit for filename length on Ext2 filesystem? I
> suspect, there's no difference under Ext3. Am I right?

255 chars is the limit for both ext2 and ext3.

> What about pathname length?

4095 chars: it's a global kernel limit.  Individual filesystems never
see paths, only the separate filenames.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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