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Re: problems with large directories?



Alex Bligh wrote:
> 
> --On 9 March 2010 01:14:40 -0800 Christian Kujau <lists nerdbynature de> 
> wrote:
> 
>>>> Finally, remember that ext2/3 has a limit of 32000 or so files per dir.
>>> My IMAP spool suggests this is false w.r.t. ext3
>> Did you use any special options when creating this ext3 filesystem? I've
>> just tried but was only able to create 31998 directories in one directory.
> 
> As Ted pointed out off list, the limit is the number of subdirectories
> in a directory, not the number of files in a directory.

Argh you are right, sorry, brain burp.  :)

-Eric


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