FW: ResierFS limit on number of directories in a directory?

Rick Crelia rick.crelia at oregonstate.edu
Sat Oct 30 13:08:00 CDT 2004


David Ritchie spoke thusly:

> Actually, the restriction is that you can only have 32K links to a
> single inode.  Sub-dirs (because of the ".." entry) count, files do
> not.
> 
> This also means that you cannot have more than 32K links to a single
> file, even if the links are in different directories.


Ah, my bad. You're exactly right..it's hard links per inode,
not files. Sorry for the misinfo...

--rc

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